Interviews

School of Rock

Kirill Sharikov is a bouldering teacher who took the unique opportunity to explore Lanzarote’s landscape after lockdown prevented him from teaching indoor climbing.

Ceramic Star

At the age of 20, Gabriel Ángel has created the most popular TikTok account on Lanzarote. The young ceramicist from Teguise spoke to us recently, and also agreed to appear on our cover.

A helping hand through lockdown

This month’s story comes from Swimlab International, an innovative centre that opened in Puerto del Carmen in 2016, dedicated to specialising in disability development and injury rehabilitation. Paul Webb of Swimlab describes how the pandemic has affected this vital work.

Clean Sweep!

Lanzarote Limpia is an organisation that has been doing wonders raising awareness of Lanzarote's magnificent natural landscapes and how human negligence is damaging them. Last month, they organised a clean-up around the pechiguera lighthouse in Playa Blanca, and we went along to join them.

Emergency Control

Enrique Espinosa has been in charge of Lanzarote's Emergency Services Consortium for ten years. Located in the fire station in Arrecife, the consortium is the nerve centre of all emergency responses on Lanzarote. We spoke to Enrique last month.

Looking after Yaiza

Ángel Domínguez Ojeda is Yaiza's councillor for Tourism and Social Services, as well as Mayor Oscar Noda's first lieutenant. Born in Venezuela, he has spent more than 16 years in politics in the southern municipality.