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WHAT’S THAT IN THE CLOT?

It can be a frustrating business at times, this birdwatching. One of the worst things you can hear when entering a hide on the lookout for a particular species is “Oh, there was one here just five minutes ago, but it’s gone now.” I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve heard that, the annoyance
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What a card!

Tommy huddled over his homework, protecting it from any onlookers. His only onlooker was his mum, but it was still very private. As part of his studies, he now underwent “cultural awareness”, which was intended to give himself and his classmates an insight into the life experience of others. At the age of nine, it
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Tourist Info February 2018

We would like to thank the TOURISM COUNCILLOR for enabling Jose Manuel Blasco to join our magazines monthly column. Many of you will surely have met Jose at the Tourist Information Counter in Santa Pola. He always exudes enthusiasm for all that is happening in our area. Here are his suggestions of “Where to visit”
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Holistic Therapy

Hello readers, for those who don’t know me let me introduce myself, my name is Jackie Canale and I am a Holistic Therapist working in Gran Alacant, promoting holistic well-being wherever I can. Welcome to February! Most of you will now be getting over the January blues where we feel bad for over-indulgence and now
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Wound Care

Wound healing is sometimes a long process, so it’s important to give wounds a good complementary care at home. According to the kind of wound we are talking about, the whole process may take just 8 days (surgical wounds), or maybe 4 weeks. Surgical wounds are very easy to care: keeping them clean and stopping
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Montemar Bowling Club January Update

December 2nd Our annual 4321 competition was held on Saturday 2nd December. This was as usual, a very well organised competition enjoyed by everyone involved. Each team of five bowlers played a game of pairs and trips in the morning then singles and rinks in the afternoon. Congratulations to the winning team of Dave Melville,
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Tourist Info January 2018

We would like to thank the TOURISM COUNCILLOR for enabling Jose Manuel Blasco to join our magazines monthly column. Many of you will surely have met Jose at the Tourist Information Counter in Santa Pola. He always exudes enthusiasm for all that is happening in our area.   Here are his suggestions of “Where to
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The Visitors

The Visitors The sound of voices outside the door was muted, but still it woke him from his sleep. He had been listless since they stopped. His travelling companions lay asleep on the makeshift bed, which kept them from the cold floor. The space was dark, with only the very small amount of light from
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Animals are NOT things!!!

We are starting 2018 with good news: Spanish Parliament supports the proposition of considering animals as alive beings, not things. The definitive law is not ready yet, because it takes several months to approve a law; during this time some aspects of the legal text may be modified, added or removed. The most relevant thing
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