Expat Life

Canarians going mad for mobiles

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PEOPLE living in the Canaries spend more time daily on their mobiles than those in any other Spanish region.

On average, we use our devices 4.72 hours a day, which is 30 minutes more than the national average, according to a  study.

Fuerteventura “the tranquil” island!

tranquill IslandIf you are like me, you are half afraid to turn the news on each day. There always seems to be another terrorist attack or similar atrocity.

When I holiday on this peaceful island I can escape from the worlds acceleration of violence. A world where we fear for the safety of our family.

What’s it all about?

Fuertenews Professional Meet up

Meet up

I was chatting to someone the other day who is a experienced counsellor and she was struggling to find places and people with whom to discuss her skills, advertise her offerings and display her skills so she was thinking of giving up and I thought - Why let your skills and knowledge go to waste?


Canaries day observed in Spain

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The Day of the Canary Islands (Día de las Canarias) is a public holiday the Canary Islands, Spain, on May 30 each year. This event celebrates the islands' culture and people.

It also marks the anniversary of the autonomous Canary Islands Parliament's first session, which was on May 30 1983

Wheelchair and Walking Aids

Wheelchair HireThe kind people at St Jame's Church are able to help out those in need of a little mobility assistance.

They have some walking aids such as walking frames and crutches available and some wheel chairs.

So if you (or someone that you know) could do with one of these items for a short term hire then please feel free to contact them.


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