Spanish doctors perform a groundbreaking operation on a patient with stage 4 cancer

a place in the sun filming in Spain

For the first time in history, Spanish doctors have performed surgery on a patient with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Previously considered inoperable, Surgeons at the Vall d’Hebron Hospital in Barcelona were able to operate successfully on a patient with terminal pancreatic cancer. The surgery involves a pioneering new technique which perforates the tumour allowing the cancerous cells to be burned …

“Duck on the Doyng-Doyng” from Local Writer Peny Pluma

Local writer, Peny Pluma, who currently lives in Nerja, has kindly let us publish her recent short comedy story, Duck on the Doyng-Doyng. It’s oodased on a real incident, the hilarious tale of the “Popplewells” while holidaying in the Dordogne. We gurantee a laugh. Please feel free to kindly make a comment for Peny below…   Duck on the Doyng-Doyng www.penypluma.com …

400 Kilos of Snails to be given out this Sunday at Festival

Riogordo Festival Snails

This coming Sunday sees the small town of Riogordo celebrate the festival of the ‘Day of the Snail’ or in Spanish ‘Día del Caracol de Riogordo.’ This culinary celebration will see the town distribute 400 kilos of snails to the estimated 5000 attendees. Visitors are invited to taste this local dish prepared from land snails cooked in stock and spices such …