Living

The New Beauty Normal

The “new normality” of social distancing and disinfecting promises to bring big changes to the beauty sector, where close one-to-one contact has always been essential. So how will we pamper ourselves in the future? First published…

David’s Detours

Lanzarote Tour guide David Penney shows us an alternative route to the Llanos de Maguéz path. First published in Gazette Life, June 1st 2020. While you are in the village of Maguéz you may want to continue to the northern edge…

Need to Know: Queuing

In the age of social distancing and limited numbers in shops and other places, queueing is likely to become a more frequent part of our lives. Here’s how to do it in Spain: First published in Gazette Life, June 1st 2020. LINES The…

Fern Frenzy

Ferns are simply gorgeous and there’s no excuse to miss their fascinating, delicate greenery on Lanzarote. Ferns and ivies aren’t usually associated with Lanzarote. These ancient plants are more generally found in temperate climates,where…

Summer Simplicity

This summer on Lanzarote it's time to get back to basics. There'll be few tourists, no fiestas and very little of anything else, but there'll be plenty of sun, sand, sea and clean fresh air - the things this island does best of all. After…

A glimpse of the future

One of the most astonishing aspects of the lockdown was the chance to see our cities virtually empty of cars. It’s a vision many of us don’t want to lose sight of, writes Shaun Addison. First published in Gazette Life, June 1st 2020. When…