PuzzleAtípico is a Canarian video and performance group made up of young people with Asperger’s Syndrome, and it’s starting its fourth season now with a call for artists and collectives to participate in a project run by the Aspercan Association and the Tenerife Living Arts Laboratory, and supported by the Teatro Leal de La Laguna. The project proposes to use various artistic disciplines like theatre, dance, performance and video art to create projects linked to individual and collective identity. Those interested have until 2 December to contact PuzzleAtípico, and there is more information about the terms and conditions, as well as registration, HERE.READ MORE

Photo: Royal British Legion. Tomorrow, it will be 101 years since the end of WW1, but it is today when church and civil services will be remembering those who died in the Great War, the war known as the war to end all wars. Those years are nothing in terms of time, just over a single lifetime, but all those lives lost in that conflict, and not just in the Great War but in WW2 as well, and the Falklands, Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, and others, didn’t have their full lifetime. And their loved ones found their own lifetimes changed forever by loss and grief. LivingREAD MORE

Updated 10 November: Anyone looking for a proxy to vote next month, and anyone who is prepared to be a proxy for a British national in Europe, can now fill in a simple form, and will be told this coming week if there’s a constituency match … proxy voters must vote in the absent person’s constituency. Please click HERE for more information. Updated 7 November: The FCO has issued the following statement on exchanging British driving licences. The special measures put in place by the Spanish Department of Transport for UK nationals to exchange their driving licence have now been extended, so that the deadlineREAD MORE

Even before tomorrow’s marathon in Santa Cruz, Puerto de la Cruz has fired the starting pistol … for Christmas 2019-2020. The council says that the town is getting ready for the full Christmas campaign with decorations starting to go up now all ready for the switching on of the Christmas lights on 1 December, just 23 days away! I’ll keep this post updated with all the municipal Christmas programmes throughout Tenerife as and when they’re published by the local Ayuntamientos, as well as any specific public events and, of course, the main Christmas Concert on Christmas evening in Santa Cruz harbour. Countdown starts here, readyREAD MORE

Photo: Turismo Tenerife. Updated 8 November: With windy weather expected, at least runners in the Santa Cruz marathon won’t be feeling too much heat when the race takes place tomorrow, Saturday 9 November. Then on Sunday, with wild seas around much of south Tenerife, Las Galletas’ Marina del Sur will offer a sheltered sanctuary for the popular annual Vino a Babor – Wine to port side. Meanwhile, already underway and continuing for the whole weekend, Puerto de la Cruz is hosting The biennial Agatha Christie Festival, and also in the north there’s an arts and crafts fair in Icod de los Vinos tomorrow, Saturday 9READ MORE

Police say that they are investigating the discovery this afternoon of the body of a man in a dwelling in Valle San Lorenzo. At present, there are no details but no doubt further information will be released in due course.READ MORE