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Interview: Helen Lindes

Helen Lindes arrived on Lanzarote at the age of five, the daughter of a Spanish father and a British mother. In the year 2000, she won the Miss Spain contest, and her striking green eyes and demure beauty quickly made her into one of the country's most in-demand models.

Leading the pack out of lockdown

During lockdown, Audrey Leclert was classed as an “essential worker”, which allowed her to keep busy with her pet food deliveries and dog training throughout lockdown. Shay Rourke discovers how she kept on top of things with help from her daughter and her rescue dogs.

With a little help from our friends!

Tucked away just off the “Strip” in Puerto del Carmen, Áine and Nathan have quickly made The Bucket List one of the most welcoming little bars on the island. As the bar approaches its second anniversary, we took a trip to No 5 Calle Anzuelo to discover its charm.

Getting Back On Our Feet

All around the world, economies have been hit hard by the Covid pandemic. Lanzarote's is no exception, so a visit to the Chamber of Commerce in Arrecife offers a welcome glimpse of a building full of people working hard and productively to try and steer businesses through these tough times.

Managerial Skills

Jenny of Jam Villa Management answers questions about how the pandemic has affected the property management business.

Working on the web

When the lockdown put an end to Janet Harper's Spanish language classes in March, she decided to get online and hasn't looked back since. We chatted to her.

Your Photos, Your Story: The Last Flight Home

Dave Burton and his partner were enjoying their holiday on Lanzarote when the lockdown happened, and the couple were among the last departures from Lanzarote before the island went into total lockdown. Shay Rourke spoke to him. You were…

Face to Face: Jesús Machín, Mayor of Tinajo

Tinajo is the third-largest municipality on Lanzarote, but the second least-populated, with just 6,279 residents at the last census. Stretching from the volcanoes of Timanfaya in the west to the sandy desert region of El Jable in the east;…

Your Photos, Your Story: Beach Art

Simon Turner has been creating Land Art for over six years. Last year he took part in the Festival de Arte in Órzola and designed a large-scale piece of art for the event. Currently, Simon is looking forward to start creating art again post-lockdown.…

Submarine Makeover

The Yellow Submarine is an icon of Lanzarote tourism. Owner Paul Bunce estimates that 3-5% of all visitors to the island take a trip in the Puerto Calero attraction. Recently, we took advantage of the rare opportunity to see the submarine…