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Remembering Barbra Plunkett

We were shocked and saddened to hear that our regular writer Barbra Plunkett lost her battle with cancer towards the end of last year.


Barbra and her husband Robin, together with their cat Nancy, moved to the island in December 2010 – Robin had retired as a college lecturer and Barbra was a Director at the same college.

She contacted us almost as soon as they arrived and we were delighted to have her fascinating posts for the website. They gave our readers a whole new perspective on what it was like here for recent arrivals, the early retired and for vegetarians in Lanzarote. Some of her most popular articles were written from the perspective of Nancy the cat, as she came to terms with her new and very different lifestyle.

This is what Robin had to say to us:

My beloved Barbra (Barbra Plunkett) died on 01 November last.

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Next LADS Production Announced - Another One Bites The Dust

The Lanzarote Amateur Dramatic Society have announced their next production which will take place on Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd May.

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It will be a performance of Another One Bites The Dust, a murder mystery play set in the lead up to a music awards ceremony. As always, there will be plenty of audience participation!

LADS performances always sell out quickly, so get your tickets now – either from Coronas Book Shop in Costa Teguise, or by calling Jenny on 609 020 086.  read more »

David Cameron To Holiday In Lanzarote Over Easter

British Prime Minister David Cameron is planning a trip to Lanzarote over the Easter period, according to several Spanish news agencies.


Initial reports suggested Cameron, his wife Samantha and children Nancy, Arthur and Florence Rose are booked into a front line hotel in Playa Blanca, but it's now being suggested the family are staying in a rural hotel in San Bartolomé. The Camerons have enjoyed Spain several times in the past, having holidayed in Mallorca, Ibiza and Granada.

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New Art Exhibition At Barstro From 10th April

We love the way Barstro allows local artists to exhibit at the popular restaurant. The new season of exhibitions kicks off on Thursday 10th April when Hungarian photographer Georgina Varga unveils her work.


As usual, the grand opening will include tapas and drinks and will run from 1800 until 1930, and Barstro will be open for normal service from then until 2300.

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Lots Happening At Flower Power!

Now that Spring has finally sprung in Lanzarote, we contacted our favourite garden centre – Flower Power in Macher – to ask them what’s happening there.

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They told us that they have tons of new flowering plants, young olive trees, roses, every kind of fruit tree that grows well here, as well all the herbs, bushes and cactus they normally stock.

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Printing Offer From Colorworks Lanzarote

Two interesting pieces of news from our favourite digital printers on the island:

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“Get Noticed” Handbook - Free

Colorworks are well known for their high standard of design and presentation, and they’ve put together this excellent booklet which will help any business to understand more about how they can “get noticed.”

It’s available free to all – you can either call in to Colorworks in Puerto del Carmen to collect a copy, or scroll down to the bottom of this post to download it and read it instantly!  read more »

Special Offer Starter Pack - €299

Business Opportunity In Lanzarote

An interesting business has come onto the market on the island. One of our readers is selling his business – Photo Booth Canaries. Photo Booth is a booth people can hire for weddings, special occasions and parties and it literally allows them to take photos as mementos.


The business:  read more »

  • Already has bookings for this year
  • Has a brand and website created for it

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