The Canarias Libre de Plásticos (Canaries free of plastic) organization took advantage of the symbolism of World Oceans Day last Saturday to present a new campaign, Bailar por el Mar (Dancing for the Sea). The campaign aims to increase understanding and raise awareness, and its initial video certainly does this. Please be aware that although there is very much beauty in this short film of just under five minutes, there are, inevitably, some really rather upsetting and disturbing images as well. If we want the beauty, though, we have to acknowledge the ugly before we can deal with it. I think we’ll be hearing quite a bit more of #bailarporelmar.

Source : Janet Anscombe

Ten injured in yet another pile-up on the TF1

Ten injured in yet another pile-up on the TF1

Another pile-up on the TF1 this lunchtime has caused chaos on the motorway. Emergency services say that a collision of four cars in the southbound carriageway in the Granadilla area resulted in ten people, two of them children, needing to be transferred to hospital...

The Brexit post: summary of latest chaos

The Brexit post: summary of latest chaos

Updated 10 September: I normally only update this post when there is firm information or an announcement, but with 51 days to Brexit, I thought a summary might be welcomed. We are hopefully at maximum chaos with calmer waters to come, but I wouldn’t bet on it. As of...

This weekend in Tenerife

This weekend in Tenerife

Updated 29 August: This weekend has a couple of fiestas in south Tenerife and a couple of very popular cultural events in north Tenerife. For tomorrow until Sunday, there is the Bavarian week and Oktoberfest in Puerto de la Cruz and the Pinolere ethnographic village...

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