Thursday, October 21, 2021

Charlotte Hanson: Costa Communique

Coffee shop-aholic

Back in the days when I lived in New York, it was coffee and a book or newspaper. Things have moved on so now it’s coffee and my laptop or ipad!

Zoo de Castellar – not your average zoo!

Many of the animals taken in by Castellar Zoo have had a very bad start in life. Some have been seized from smugglers attempting to move them across borders in tiny boxes or cages, and others rescued from circus troops

A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self

"You don’t always have to fight back and the sooner you learn, the calmer you’ll be."

No rush for resolutions

There’s still one more festivity to come and, let’s face it, in Spain it’s the Big One!

Charity on the Costa

Cudeca is forced to rely upon public donations for more than 90% of its income, due to the lack of availability of government funding

Doolally about dogs

Charlotte's 'other half' DJs at a dog's birthday party for charity in Puerto Banus!

Soggy Sundays

Olive Press blogger Charlotte Hanson heads down to her local spa

No new record for radio’s Hannah

She celebrated Guinness World Record Day by attempting to break a record, live on air

Sunny Sundays

Charlotte enjoys a sunny stroll along the paseo from Puerto Banús to Marbella

Adventures with dolphins

Charlotte discovers that the Gibraltar dolphins rock!

Costa Press Club open evening

Olive Press blogger Charlotte Hanson joins the press pack in Marbella

My Ode to Steve Jobs – The Creator of Genius

How many people heard the news of this great man's passing on a gadget/device that he created?

Up, up and away!

The airside bus pulled up to our plane and he gave me one of those looks that screamed out, "here's another thing you've forgotten to tell me about our holiday".

Glorious gluttony!

Charlotte goes large at a well-known themed restaurant in Puerto Banús

Harry Potter takes his final bow

Charlotte left the cinema feeling completely bereft; like something had gone missing from her life

Wild fire in Mijas

In a landscape such as ours, these fires are a sad reminder of how fragile our earth is and how we must protect, support and look after each other and the land upon which we live

Goodbye summer!

I’m gutted that the summer is coming to an end – already. I don’t know where it went!

Marbella’s month of music

Charlotte hits a winning streak as she enjoys the summer concert experience on the Costa del Sol

An Open Letter to the new Mayors of the Costa del Sol

The new Mayor will soon take office in Estepona and, if his pre-election promises are to be believed, bring about the “change we need”.

To vote, or not to vote…

It's the municipal elections in Spain today. Our blogger Charlotte Hanson is off to cast her vote at the polling station. Are you?

The power of flamenco

Flamenco hammered itself into Charlotte's heart and soul in one evening

Black is back

Charlotte Hanson explains her view on the black economy and why labour reforms have to be made if the Costa del Sol is to drag itself back onto its feet

Skiing in Andalucia

The Sierra Nevada offers expats on the Costa del Sol a great alternative to expensive skiing holidays in colder climes!

The changing face of the Costa del Sol

Charlotte Hanson delves beneath the surface of life on the sunny coast

A ciggie on the lips or a sweetie on the hips?

Having kicked the smoking habit our blogger is now addicted to mints and wine gums!

Blessings for Man’s Best Friend

Join the celebration of the Fiesta of San Antón, the Patron Saint of Domestic Animals, by taking part in ADANA annual Día de las Mascotas (Pet’s Day) in Estepona on January 15

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