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Religions

Slaying The Pig

Mallorca’s Moroccan population is busy preparing for Eid al-Adha (the Festival of Sacrifice, November 29th) when corderos will be slaughtered in Felanitx and elsewhere on the island. I think I […]
Slaying The Pig

All Saints

Most Mallorcans were busy yesterday and, indeed, for all of last week with the preparations for today’s Tots Sants celebrations. Tots Sants (Todos los Santos, All Saints) is an annual […]
All Saints

Dios Es Amor

You may have heard about the tragic accident of a residential building collapsing in Palma last Monday night, not far from the city centre. Seven people perished, including a father […]
Dios Es Amor

Soaking Wet

The island suffered more downpours yesterday. Everything and everybody almost anywhere in Mallorca got soaking wet. This autumn is really turning into one of the wetter ones for a very […]
Soaking Wet

La Beata

The island capital Palma de Mallorca and the towns of Valldemossa and Santa Margalida all compete for the veneration of Mallorca’s only saint, Catalina Tomàs, also known as Sor Tomasseta. […]
La Beata