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Marbella’s star-studded charity gala

As hotel guests Michelle Obama and daughter were enjoying the Costa del Sol, ‘Desperate Housewives’ star and founder of the ‘Eva’s Heroes’ charity, Eva Longoria, and 500 others attended the 1,000 euro a head Starlite charity gala held at Villa Padierna Hotel. The star-studded gala was co-hosted by Malaga actor Antonio Banderas, accompanied by his wife Melanie Griffith and their daughter, Stella del Carmen, who admitted himself that he doesn’t show his face at many parties, but this one was…

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Obamas fly in to a birthday prediction

MICHELLE OBAMA flew into Malaga yesterday afternoon with her younger daughter, at the start of a four-day luxury Marbella holiday during which they will have at least 68 Secret Service staff keeping watch over them. Their safety will also be ensured by some 250 Spanish police and Guardia Civil. Meanwhile husband Barack was celebrating his 49th birthday alone in Chicago… unaware that astrology.com stargazer was predicting ” It’s a good time to get lost and let your subconscious mind work…

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Capital of Culture candidacy official for Malaga

MALAGA City is now officially a candidate to become the European Capital of Culture 2016, since the President of the Malaga Ciudad Cultural Foundation, Juan Lopez Cohard, handed in the required paperwork to the Government Office in Malaga. Members of the foundation, the President of the Provincial Government, Salvador Pendon, the Mayor of Malaga, Francisco de la Torre, and the Provincial Delegate for the Junta de Andalucia, Maria Gamez, presented the project which has the slogan ‘Infinite City’. Pendon said…

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Spring Garden Party a huge success

WHEN it comes to showing their support for a good cause, the ex-pats on the Costa del Sol really know how to do it in style, and this was proved once again at the Spring Garden Party in aid of Age Concern held last Thursday. More than 500 people headed to the Sohail Castle in Fuengirola to show their support for Age Concern and more than 20,000 euros were raised which will fund the training of over 100 Age Concern…

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1,000 Costa walkers raise €33,000 for Cudeca

THE CUDECA Walkathon saw 1,000 people of all ages and nationalities gather together on the seafront to raise funds for the foundation. In total, 33,000 euros were raised, which will help to prevent the Cudeca In-patient Unit in Benalmadena from closing. There were three different possibilities for the walk, which could be 10, five or two kilometres. Among the many dignitaries, local politicians and members of the business community was Cudeca founder, Joan Hunt OBE. There were live performances including…

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Ole! Spain tops with the British

SPANISH destinations continue to remain the firm favourites with British travellers thinking of taking holidays. Palma took fourth spot in a leading survey of destinations sought by British travellers last month. Malaga came first, with Alicante, Tenerife – in second and fourth places – occupied the other top spots in the Skyscanner survey, with rankings based on the number of searches for flights on the company website for UK departures. Despite mixed weather and a five-day closure of airspace caused…

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Fantastic Turnout for ACEM

On Saturday, February 6, more than 200 members of the Mojacar business community attended the official launch of ACEM, the Mojacar business association at the Hotel El Puntazo. In attendance were a good mixture of foreign as well as Spanish businessmen and women. A 35-minute presentation was delivered in Spanish and English by ACEM President Karin Schröter, with the help of Keith Sellers, which explained the principal aims of ACEM, i.e. to promote Mojacar and the surrounding areas, nationally and…

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Piers Morgan interviews The Euesdens

Piers Morgan Interview

In 2010 Piers Morgan came to Marbella to film an episode for ITV. Find out what happened when the debonair sophisticated star of Britain’s Got Talent met the formidable passionate and determined girl from Rochdale with her successful husband at their home in Southern Spain. Watch Piers interview Michel and Steven Euesden:

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Personally Speaking

WE in the Euesden household are proud to announce a new addition to the family – young Doris who is a three-month-old Bichon Frise and what a delightful creature she is! As regular readers of the Personally Speaking column know, my best four-legged friend Minnie Me passed away in tragic circumstances over the Christmas period and having never lost a pet before, I did not fully understand the pain and grief her untimely departure would cause. Waves of sadness would…

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