Living

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…

The Great Outdoors

Lanzarote seems to have been designed for outdoor living, with a perfect climate, beautiful views and everything you need to make the most of life on a terrace, patio or balcony. With summer coming, and a sudden, new awareness of the…

The new normal indoors

One thing has been made very clear during the lockdown in Spain – home is a safe space for you, and for society. When you’re at home, you’re unlikely to be exposed to infection. More importantly, you are not going to infect anyone else. The…

Heads First!

Tackling stress is increasingly being seen as the first step to fitness, and as lockdown relaxes, it's time to free your mind so your ass can follow. Let's have a little lockdown honesty – how many of those well-meaning plans you made…

You are your kitchen

The lockdown has caused plenty of us to clean up our kitchens, toss out all that stuff we don’t need any more and reassess one of the most important rooms in the house. And now that the island’s businesses are-opening, it’s time to make…

Rental Opportunities Ahead

While the lockdown left holiday rental owners licking their wounds, the opportunities in the future look much more promising. For years, holiday rental owners have calculated that the uncertainty of short-term holiday lets is worth the…