Category Archives: People

A Roller Coaster!

It’s been a bit of a roller coaster since my last post was made, and now there is one in our ‘front garden‘! My last post was about retiring to Tenerife (or anywhere for that matter) and was prepared just before some very good friends of ours arrived for a week long holiday, you see…

An Interview with Jesse Garon

If you haven’t seen and heard this guy, I suggest you try to rectify the situation as soon as possible!  He has an incredible voice and is a great entertainer based over here in the South of Tenerife, although he has been ‘adopted’ by the Canarian folk and has performed gigs in the North and…

Silver Wedding Anniversary

25 years ago today (at High Noon!) Cathy and I were married in a lovely ceremony at Gretna Green in Scotland.  It was a lovely day and we travelled up there from Durham leaving the snow and cold weather behind us and arriving (almost late!) in brilliant sunshine. A lot has happened since then, some…

An Interview with Nikki Attree

Somewhat delayed because of recent problems with the site, it is now time to meet the next person in our series.  Today I would like to introduce you to Nikki Attree, a lovely lady who I am sure you will all enjoy reading about. How long have you lived in Tenerife? I have been living…

Our Visitors are on the way!

Although they don’t arrive here until tomorrow, I know they are setting off today to make sure they don’t get held up on the M62 in bad weather (or at least that’s the thought!). It’s been a few years now since we have seen Alec and Jane, our neighbours from Leeds and we are looking…

Guest Posts

The Beach in Tenerife does accept ‘Guest Posts’ from time to time, these will be posts from other bloggers usually with a topic that is relevant to our own site.  I say usually because, being a relatively new blog I do not want to be to prescriptive! One thing that any ‘Guest’ will have to…

Back to Normal

Well, it’s all over now for another year, maybe we can get back to normal again now!  Hope you all enjoyed the festivities yesterday and that you received everything you wanted. Was it safe to let Mo carve? We had a great afternoon and evening, having been invited to have Christmas Dinner with our son,…

An Interview with Angie McLean

Next in the spotlight is Angie McLean, what have you got to share with us Angie? How long have you lived in Tenerife? I have lived in Tenerife for 8 Years now.  But I had previously worked within the tourist industry in various Spanish locations before settling here. Where do you call home, here or…

Agility in Tenerife

This is the first guest post from Claire McIntyre.  Claire is a dog groomer now based in the south of Tenerife and has been looking after dogs for the last 19 years.   In addition , Claire also participates in dog agility classes and competitions having trained agility in the UK. Everyone should have a pastime…

An Interview with Malcolm Lonsdale

For the 2nd in our series I am please to introduce Malcolm Lonsdale, someone who I have known for a few years now and had the pleasure of working alongside on more than a couple of occasions. How long have you lived in Tenerife? I have lived in Tenerife for 6 years now (and still…