“Buy in Manilva” Christmas Campaign

November 30th, 2012

Diego Diaz,the councilor for  Commerce and Consumer Affairs yesterday launched  the campaign  “At Christmas, Buy in Manilva” as an incentive to everyone to support local business during the Christmas shopping period. The campaign will run from December 3 and  until January 2 when the draw will take place. So , how does it work….basically for every €10 […]


Costa del Sol Hospital – Brilliant Service

November 30th, 2012

My son had a small accident last weekend (his friend trod on his fingers whilst they were playing handball). Anyway, his wrist was very painful and his fingers were very swollen so we took him up to A & E at the Costa del Sol hospital in Marbella. Being a Sunday, I expected to wait a while […]


Arts and craft Market at Parque Villa Matilde

November 29th, 2012

This Saturday 1st December, The culture department of Manilva are hosting an Arts and craft market, The market, which will run from 10.00 to 18.00, will be held in the Parque Villa Matilde (next to Supersol). There is expected to be over 40 stalls, exhibiting and selling paintings, sculptures,  home made crafts and art in general. Some artists […]


Manilva’s population forecast to grow even more

November 29th, 2012

Population growth figures released this week by the National Institute of Statistics show that if current trends continue, the population of Spain should decrease  in the coming decades. It is forecast that by 2022, Spain’s population will be  45 million,  2.5% less than in 2012. And by 2052, the population of Spain would amount to […]


Cinema Gibraltar

November 27th, 2012

My daughter is a huge twilight fan (and me too if I’m honest) and has been eagerly awaiting the final film in the series. It was finally released last weekend so we took a trip into Gibraltar to see it in English. She can, and often does watch a film in Spanish but as this […]


Christmas Craft Fair

November 27th, 2012

As this weekend is the beginning of December, I suppose we ought to start thinking about Christmas — bah humbug!! No, not really, I love Christmas, it’s just that I never really feel Christmasssy as early here in Spain, than I did in the UK  – it is difficult when it’s still 20º… Anyway, the get us […]


Fashion Show at The Brasserie

November 27th, 2012

It’s that time of year when us ladies start looking for the perfect party outfit. This year, the clothes shop in Sabinillas , La Boutique, ( next door to the hairdressers TLC )  are giving us a helping hand ….and a night out in the bargain. They are staging a  fashion show at the Brasserie restaurant at Casares […]


Estepona’s Musuems

November 24th, 2012

Even though we live here, I don’t think we really appreciate the history of the area and the fact that we have four museums in Estepona, devoted to the history of the area, right on our doorstep. All for museums are located in the bullring near to Estepona port. They have recently extended their opening hours and are now open 7 days a week from 9am […]


Sabinillas Christmas Market…

November 22nd, 2012

Forget the German Christmas markets, this year we have our very own Christmas market right here in Sabinillas. Organised by the delegation of Tourism of Manilva  the Christmas market will be located in the PlazaVicente Espinel (the main square behind the taxi rank) and will run run from  6th – 9th December. The market will be open […]


Go Karting in Fuengirola

November 22nd, 2012

OK, its Christmas shopping time, mum needs to shop but dad doesn’t want to stay at home and look after the kids and mum can’t take kids cos she needs to shop… so what do you do??’ I have a solution… Family trip to Miramar shopping centre in Fuengirola.. Plenty of shops for all mums […]


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