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This month I interviewed Trina who owns Tin Tin, a hair and beauty salón in Competa. Tin Tin has been in business for a huge 23 years and around 10 years ago I interviewed Trina for the first time, now we come together again 10 years later to see what has changed!

Trina is originally from the Feroe Islands and holidayed every summer in Competa with her parents who bought a home in the village in 1984. In 1992, after Trina had finished 5years at Hairdressing College, she


Sail and Stay based in La Herradura offering sailing trips departing every day from Marina Del Este has been running for nearly 10 years under the ownership of Stephen.

I interviewed Stephen a few years back and went on one of their cruises. Stephen was lovely and the cruise was absolutely fantastic. The whole family had an incredible day out. We went on a lunch cruise that started with fizz and nibbles then we went sailing for a couple of hours, anchored up, had lunch and drinks


Victims of traffic accidents are usually entitled to some kind of compensation. 

The compensation comes under two categories Firstly, Physical Damage, which covers the right for damages due to personal injuries sustained by any of the parties involved in the accident, , i.e. drivers, passengers or pedestrians. Secondly, Material Damage, which covers any damage caused to vehicles or other objects involved in the accident.  Personal Compensation can be claimed both for


1st December 2017 – HoolaTV are pleased to announce that they are now global with over 50 British TV channels worldwide.

 The service was launched on September 15 2017. HoolaTV is now available on the web or via the App stores for iOS and Android. It is not, yet another streaming company but a revolutionary TV service using a proprietary place-shifting technology allowing viewers from all around the world to access British Television from any device. This service is one

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