Empty the Tanks – Protest Against New Dolphinarium at Rancho Texas Lanzarote

Lending our voices to the worldwide protests today against imprisoning dolphins and other cetaceans in water-filled concrete bunkers, like the one that Rancho Texas Park (which is a small local zoo) are building right now in Lanzarote.

I was disappointed though at the lack of actual *voices* making themselves heard.  Having looked at some of the other protests around the world today, there was a lot more noise being made to tell people what we are about and what we are protesting against.

Here in Lanzarote, people were just standing there, too busy chatting to each other, and appearing to expect passers-by to automatically know what our protest was about by seeing our posters. There were no chants or handing out flyers to educate tourists entering the zoo to let them know what we were actually doing there, and I feel the organiser was worrying more about us getting chucked out of the car park (which is a risk you take at any protest!) , than actually wanting to make an impact and get seen and heard. Talking to the press is, of course, all good and well, but a group of people just standing there looking cute is, in my opinion, rather pointless and I feel that we made little, if any, impact at all.

Yes, I know, there´s always a lot more “politics” to it all, but still, I can´t help express my disappointment – and that´s just a small part of what my blog is for: expressing my opinion! :)

Anyway, here are my photos and video.

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Lidl Opens New Store In Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

Cool. I now have a Lidl supermarket right on my doorstep (5 mins walk from my house).

The grand opening wasn´t that grand though – I expected a lot more people, and there wasn´t any press either – just me and a few other people with cameras, but nothing major.  Not that I´m complaining! I do suffer from “trolley rage” at times when it´s too packed in a supermarket and get claustrophobic easily…. so all is good really!

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My Chat on Lanzarote Mix Radio

I had the pleasure of getting invited by Jerry Lefever to appear on local Playa Blanca/Lanzarote radio station Lanzarote Mix last Friday, 29th May 2015.

Here´s a short part of it that I selfie-filmed with my mobile phone camera – hence my mouth movements being out of sync, haha! ENJOY.

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Ironman Lanzarote 2015

I thought I´d go out and practice my newly learned photography skills after getting my photography diploma… :)

So…. CLICK HERE for my Ironman Lanzarote photos – ENJOY!

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Just a couple of Ironman Lanzarote pics as a taster –  click for the rest of the photos on the link above the silly photo of me!)

(click on photo to enlarge)
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SCANDAL!!!! The Mad Cat Lady Posts Selfies of … KISSING A DOG!

The Mad Cat Lady betrays her cat husbands Lugosi & Spider with…. A DOG!!!! In an hour or so the whole internet will talk! :O

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This Podenco doggie is called Chica, and even though she´s not a cat… she´s the sweetest thing and, cat lady or not, you just can´t help not loving her. :)

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Harbour Cats Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote

I took some wonderful shots of the Harbour Kitties in Puerto del Carmen the other day.

They have become so famous, they even have their own Facebook page now – go take a look.
:: Harbour Cats Puerto del Carmen Facebook Page ::

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My Fish! MINE!!!

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I iz cute…
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9 Lives Lanzarote Fundraiser at Highlander Too

A whopping €1,232.00 were raised at the fun fundraiser on Thursday night at the Highlander Too in Puerto del Carmen! A huge, huge thanks to everybody who attended and took part and help support the feral cats of Lanzarote…

:: Click Here for the Photos ::

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More TV Shoot Pics of Me and the Boys

I was just emailed some gorgeous photos one of the TV guys took on Tuesday of me with Lugosi & Spider – photography credit goes to Paul Fletcher of ReadyReady Productions.

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Beautiful Feral Kitties in Güime

I encountered these gorgeous Lanzarote ferals, who are being looked after by my friend Bernie Payton (who runs the TNR charity 9 Lives Lanzarote).

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Planespotting at Lanzarote Airport

Click here for all 28 impressive large size photos I took yesterday

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