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The Aftermath

Consciousness seemed to return from somewhere at the back of his head, seeping through to the part of his brain that had been some other place. The sound of galloping horses filled his ears, piercing into the side of his head and meeting somewhere in the centre from where it exploded into an intense pain
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Common Crane

Most birders keep lists of the birds they’ve seen. We can’t help it, it’s just one of those things we do, and we keep different lists for different places. I have a UK list (278) a USA list (109 – well it was only a two-week visit in 2006), a Spain list (194) an Offshore
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Tourist Information – November 2019

Hi everybody! Just a few words to let you know what’s going on this month, as always. November is the quietest month of the year. There are no Moors and Christians parades in November, however there is still something to do and have a look at such as the biggest fair in the Costa Blanca
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III Carrera Nocturna

III Carrera Nocturna (Carrera de la Luz), Santa Pola (Against Cancer) 10km Run as experienced by Geoff Young Saturday 19th October at 8.00pm saw the start of the 3rd run in support of the Cancer Charity. Over 470 competitors of all ages took to the streets of Santa Pola to participate in this 10km run
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Most Valuable Target

He smoothly manipulated the controls to bring the device to a stop. It now hovered, completely stationary in the gentle evening breeze. The camera slung under the Drone was a very high definition effort, giving crystal clear images despite the falling light conditions. It was equipped with special night lights and a most sophisticated stabilising
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Red Alert in Norway

RED ALERT IN NORWAY Some Vets in Oslo (Norway), have reported the authorities the deaths of several dogs caused by an unknown disease that kills the animals just after a few days they start showing symptoms. The number of affected dogs, depending of the source, may be between 30 and 100. The mysterious disease has
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GLOSSY IBIS

GLOSSY IBIS I am experiencing some trepidation about returning to Gran Alacant this month – we have not been here since June, and I have seen the pictures on social media of the horrendous deluge which occurred in September. I wonder what sort of condition my house will be in when we arrive, and will
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Anti-aging from within

Hi all, welcome to October, this month I want to talk to you all about ageing. We all grow older, if we are privileged enough to do so, and while I know this may be a little controversial for some, but today there are just so many people worrying about the ageing on their faces
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Tourist Info October 2019

Hi everybody, We are still enjoying good weather, so time to go out and enjoy the fiestas in the Costa Blanca. This month there are more parades of Moors and Christians – in Crevillent 4th to 7th, Rafal, Planes, Callosa d’en Sarria 12th and 15th , Campello 11th to 15th and Calpe from 18 th
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Gran Alacant Golf Society September Update

GRAN ALACANT GOLF SOCIETY Two bits of news this month. Firstly, the owners of El Plantio have bought Campo de Golf Alicante which has been in financial difficulties for a number of years. We are advised there is much work to do to restore the course to its previous condition but that undertaking has already
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