Friday, September 18, 2020

EYE ON IBIZA: Olive Press Editor Jon Clarke discovers why despite coronavirus, it’s more than all white on the...

WE’RE eating €8 sausage sandwiches with thinly-sliced Toro tomatoes, washed down with ice cold Estrella Damm lagers and...

ASK GRANNY: Finding the Right Tutor for Your Grandchild

One of the most difficult problems for families during this pandemic is the loss to our children and grandchildren of steady, full-time education. Hats...

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Stephen Spielberg was influenced as a student by David Lean, who directed most of ‘Doctor Zhivago’ and a great part of ‘Lawrence...

ASK GRANNY: Add a Little Romance to Your Life

Many of us are finding more time to read during the pandemic. And with libraries closed, we’ve found creative alternate ways to find great...

Give us some credit – and our lives back!

Old women don’t slowly morph in to grannies anymore with tightly permed hair and a bosom you could lose a small child...

ASK GRANNY: Grandparents – Leave Your Legacy with Memory Journals

Do you know your parents’, grandparents’ and great-grandparents’ stories? If you do, you’re blessed with your family’s heritage—you know and understand your own identity....

WATCH: Palma de Mallorca Cathedral | Mallorca Travel Guide

Folks! Join me today for a comprehensive Mallorca travel guide to Palma de Mallorca Cathedral, also known as 'La Seu' - Mallorca's 'Cathedral of...

If you want to remain in Spain legally you’d better get a move on!

After being back in Mallorca I had to pick up where I’d left off with the legal stuff after going back to...

ASK GRANNY: Helping Friends and Family Deal with Stress

Even “normal” times are filled with stress, but this is 2020. And 2020, is the year filled to the brim with stress. A world-wide...

DEAR JENNIFER: What kind of cover do I actually get with an insurance policy?

All the world is experiencing a very frightening time due to this dreadful virus that is circulating everywhere. Until...

ASK GRANNY: 6 Easy Tips to Raising Your Infant Grandchildren

Just as parents are eager to welcome the much-awaited newborn baby, grandparents are also excited to meet their newest addition to the family. The...

ASK GRANNY: Support Your Local Community during the Pandemic

The Covid 19 pandemic continues to impact all of our lives in numerous ways. But rather than feeling like victims in this trying time,...

San Sebastian: Bombs and Eggs. 22nd-23rd July

San Sebastian wasn't originally on our agenda, but we were tired of the meseta heat and treated ourselves to a bit of...

ASK GRANNY: Change of Plan? Camping, Glamping or Caravanning This Summer

If your local regulations allow it, and you aren’t able to leave your country without being ‘blocked’ on your return, you and your family...

The Last Day: 24th July

In Remember Me (2019) Bruce Dern fakes Alzheimer’s to get into a residence where an old flame is...

Oliver’s Army (and Patton’s Too) 21st July Urbasa

All-focus Urbasa is an open, green space in the north of Navarre, where many film makers have taken...

The Good, the Bad and the Thelma July 20th

Finally we realised an old ambition, to visit the Sad Hill cemetery, where the final shoot-out takes place...

19th July Ampudia and El Cid (1961)

In the Samuel Bronston epic El Cid fights for a Spain in which Moors and Christians can fight...

ASK GRANNY: Patience, Avid Cruisers, Smooth Sailing Ahead

The global pandemic put a sudden stop to cruising around the world on April 9, 2020. On that date the Center for Disease Control...

ASTURIAS, My Country: 14-17th July

The church of Niembro has been used for many Spanish films and two English language films, and its location on the ría...

DEAR JENNIFER: Do I need to get the new TIE residency card?

Many of you will have heard of the TIE card (Tarjeta de Identidad de extranjero), whilst many of you won't have.

Cantabria Can: 13th July

As I was saying, the owner of the hotel in Las Fraguas gave us some good information, and...

The Others (2001): Us and Them July 12th

It’s not unusual that a film by one of Spain’s top directors, Alejandro Almenábar, should be filmed in Spain; what is unusual...

July 11th: Stewart Granger and Serious Sausage

Fine Gold (1989) is a strange film, and one aimed at showcasing Rioja wine more than anything else, although it does include...

Are tourists ‘too little, too late’ for hospitality industry in Spain’s Mallorca?

OK so Spain has navigated Storm Corona pretty well, but what will the ravaged business landscape look like afterwards? 

ASK GRANNY: Finding the Best How-to Book for Your New Project

So you want to learn a new skill or you want to do a home improvement project. Where do you begin? In this day...
26,887FansLike
1,374FollowersFollow
138FollowersFollow
7,043FollowersFollow
8,714FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe

LATEST NEWS FROM THE OLIVE PRESS