Noche Blanca

Noche Blanca Lights Up Teguise

The first ‘Light Night’ event I heard of was held a few years ago in Huddersfield, in the UK. The following year my local town of Bury staged its own event and I was privileged to be invited to be one of the Rochdale writers to read at a complementary showcase held on the night.…

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Nuestra señora del Carmen

Nuestra Señora Del Carmen Review

Rushes and Fishes The third weekend in July was always circled in red in my diary when we lived in the UK. I took part in almost every annual Rochdale Rush bearing event as a singer and as a poet after a mate and I formed a folk group over forty years ago. We called…

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Lanzarote fun fair

The Lanzarote Fun Fair

We had left the house at nine p.m. at night, for a quick trip into town, but in some ways found ourselves heading all the way back to the future ! We pulled into a free car park and strolled across the road on to the site of the travelling fun fair, which has currently…

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Statue of San Luis

Folding Chair Holds Office

I often sit in my folding chair, which is green and white and rusty, out near Faro Pechiguera, pointed to ‘where the red sun kisses the sea,’ (thank you Lindsay Buckingham and Christine McVie) throwing sun-down shadow on the horizons of Fuerteventura. I also often ‘set up my office’ at various points between there and…

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Concert Lanzarote

Joni Mitchell Would Love Them

Quinteto Orqeusta Classica de Lanzarote – concierto Number Five, Concierto Clasicos. A desire to take classical music out on to the streets and to sites that make it accessible to a non traditional classical audience has long been the driving force behind this group that is a small extraction from The Orquesta Classica de Lanzarote.…

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