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Friday, March 01, 2013

Mental illness behind assault yesterday on policeman in Los Cristianos

At some point the authorities are going to have to face up to the problem of mental illness in the community, not least since it seems to be increasing with the rise in numbers of people suffering economic difficulties and even homelessness. We have an all-too-vivid instance of the horrors such mental problems can cause [...]


Read more Mental illness behind assault yesterday on policeman in Los Cristianos



Unlike so many journalists writing about the resorts, Pamela has not only actually been to Tenerife, she lived on the island for 16 years, for the majority of that time in a rural valley immersed in the local culture in a way that few outsiders have been privileged to do and gaining a wealth of knowledge about the island, its people, their customs, fiestas and celebrations that she is now able to share via this site. Fluent in Spanish, she also translated and reported for the various English-language newspapers.

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