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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Visual Arts

Visual Arts Exhibitions Arrecife

Notwithstanding a football World Cup Tournament, a one day cricket series between England and Australia, a US Open Golf championship and the long awaited return to playing tennis of Andy Murray, Dee and I decided to follow the advice Miguel had offered in a recent piece of Lanzarote Information about spending a day discovering the…

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King Arthur & The Lanzarote Gospel Choir Reviewed

KING ARTHUR by Henry Purcell Casa de la Cultura Augustin de la Hoz, Yaiza. 10th June 2018 If, initially, only to lend support to a couple of friends and acquaintances involved in the production, we recently drove the few miles from Playa Blanca up to Yaiza to see a performance of King Arthur, written by…

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A Proud Island on Dia de Canarias

Lanzarote, in its modest, low–key way, strutted its stuff on Dia de Canarias or Canaries Day, which is  on 30th May. Most towns and villages on the island had planned some special events and those in the holiday-maker resorts had taken their visitors into consideration in creating those events to be tourist friendly. This year,…

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Cuarteto De Cuerdas

This was the final performance in a series of four free concerts, and we had been lucky enough to claim two free seats at all of them, simply by turning up before the venues became full. These events had been funded by the government to provide a showcase platform for musicians at various stages in…

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