Yearly Archives: 2013

Two walls to visit in Cartagena

November 26th, 2013|Categories: Cartagena|

Although there is an enormous amount to see in Cartagena covering almost 2500 years, the town’s history can also be seen through its walls! Two remnants of wall, both preserved in museums, hark back to the very founding of the city and, several hundred years later, to a short renaissance at the end of the Roman Empire. […]

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Kate Mosse

November 26th, 2013|Categories: Author and Book Review|

Katharine Louise Mosse, OBE, was born on 20th October 1961. She is an English author and broadcaster and is best known for her 2005 novel Labyrinth, which has been translated into more than 37 languages and won the Richard & Judy Best Book Award in 2006. Kate published her first novel Eskimo Kissing in 1996, followed by Crucifix Lane in 1998. […]

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PADRON SERVICE IN CAMPOSOL, MAZARRON

October 31st, 2013|Categories: South Murcia News|

FURTHER TO OUR ARTICLE ON PAGE 22 OF OUR NOVEMBER ISSUE REGARDING REGISTERING ON THE “PADRON” AT CAMPOSOL, WE ARE NOW INFORMED THE DATES OF THIS SERVICE HAVE CHANGED AND WILL [...]

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FLU VACCINATION CAMPAIGN

October 31st, 2013|Categories: South Murcia News|

The Ministry of Health of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia recently began the vaccination campaign against influenza. Everyone who wants to can get a flu shot appointment by asking at their medical centres in Mazarrón or Puerto de Mazarrón , presenting their relevant health card. […]

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Spanish U21 National Football Team

October 30th, 2013|Categories: Local Sports|

October saw our region play host to the Spanish U21 National Football Team as they continue with their perfect start towards qualification for the UEFA U21 European Championships. […]

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The Unicorn Conspiracy – Quentin Cope

October 30th, 2013|Categories: Author and Book Review|

‘Long awaited new Thriller by local Author now Released’ We reviewed Quentin Cope’s book ‘The Unicorn Conspiracy’ in September 2012. Now released on Amazon October 1st is the long-awaited new novel from Quentin who is a resident of Camposol here on the Costa Cálida. […]

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The miracle of the Virgin and Mazarrón’s Flag of the Miracle

October 29th, 2013|Categories: Mazarrón|

At the northern end of the market square in the centre of Mazarrón there is the imposing façade of the historic Iglesia de la Purísima. The church is 16th to 18th Century and it is well worth going inside. Like typical Spanish churches, the interior is richly decorated. […]

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Cloves – Clavo

October 29th, 2013|Categories: Herb of the Month|

Cloves (Clavo) are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. The Clove Tree is an evergreen that grows to a height ranging from 8–12m. It has large leaves and sanguine flowers in numerous groups of terminal clusters. The flower buds are at first pale in colour, gradually become green, after which they develop into a bright red when they are ready for collecting. […]

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Leishmaniosis

October 29th, 2013|Categories: Animal Matters Articles|

Leishmaniosis is a serious disease caused by a one celled parasite that can affect most of our dogs; it appears less in cats. The one thing that produces the infection from one sick dog, or carrier of the disease, to another dog or to humans, is a mosquito known as a sandfly, well known as “phlebotomo”. The whole vital circle of this parasite takes place inside the mosquito and is only transferred by a bite from this mosquito. […]

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