David Darby

Pizzeria Realengo in La Herradura

Just how good is Pizzeria Realengo in La Herradura? Well it’s my job to write about all the nice things that restaurants and café bars produce, so it came as a bit of a shock to have someone tell me something about Realengo I didn’t know. That something is the steak…

The English Library in La Herradura

The wonderful volunteers at The English Library in La Herradura are still looking for new members. These guys have fought tooth and nail to keep the library going, and all in the face of bureaucratic adversity, the like of which is normally encountered only by a British MP trying to sort out his expenses.

25% off ALL treatments

Claire at Evolución is celebrating her 5th anniversary of trading in La Herradura. To celebrate, she is offering 25% off ALL treatments from 11th to 15th May. This amazing offer is sure to attract a lot of attention, so book as soon as possible!

Anacondas R Us

A local La Herradura resident decided it would be really good fun to have a huge snake (don’t we all!). So I’m presuming he contacted someone like ‘Anacondas R Us’ in Barcelona and within a few days he received his snake in the post.

That Band

The now legendary That Band will be playing at the La Cochera in La Herradura on Saturday 30th May. Mike, Duncan, Javier and Roland will be performing their particular mix of rock ‘n’ roll, blues, rock and soul.

Anyone for Tennis?

Anyone for Tennis? There are more than 40 ladies and gentlemen in the Las Palmas tennis club from all over Europe, including Belgium, UK, Germany, Denmark, France, Austria, Argentina, Switzerland and Spain, a real mix of both residents, and others who spend part of their year here.

Charity Dinner

The month of April saw a special charity dinner in the Peña Parda Restaurant, in aid of the Spanish Association against Cancer. To say the event was well attended would be an understatement, with the venue packed to the gunnels!

Chiringuitos to stay

Those of you with long memories will recall, way back in 1987, the destruction of almost all the chiringuitos on the beach in La Herradura, to comply with the Ley de Costas (Law of Coasts).

A truly tragic story

A truly tragic story unfolded on Thursday 23rd April when Alicia, a 35-year-old local woman was working at her cleaning job in the offices of Centro Jate de La Herradura, (underneath the Municipal Market).
Unknown to Alicia her ex-partner, 55-year-old Cecilio, had secreted a bag with parcel tape and petrol near the door of the building earlier.