The Deia Olive Press, ‘a blog with a view’, is the blog of Charles Marlow, an independent estate agency set in the stunning village of Deia on the West Coast of Mallorca.
Written and edited by David Holzer who lives in Mallorca, has been coming to Deia for around twenty years and has strong ties to the village.
A freelance writer for many years, David is the author of a number of books and magazine articles. He is fascinated by the remarkably rich cultural history of Deia, from Robert Graves to the present day, and is currently researching and writing a book on the subject.
Here are his latest posts:
The Mediterranean Review and memories of Deias gone by
by Patrick on 23rd February 2018 at 06:40
Towards the end of last summer, an American lady called into the offices of Charles Marlow in Deia. She was carrying with her the first issue of a magazine called Mediterranean Review published in 1970. Her name was Nancy Banks. Nancy had been a […]
Mallorca garden and terrace design experts Mashamba talk about the winter months and what to do...
by Patrick on 16th February 2018 at 07:57
Every month we talk to upmarket Mallorca garden and terrace design specialists Mashamba about how to make the most of your garden and terrace. This month, Alexander answers our questions about managing in the winter months. What does this time of […]
Valentine’s Day in Mallorca – nine alternative ways to celebrate
by Patrick on 10th February 2018 at 06:10
As you’d expect from somewhere that’s been christened the love island, celebrating Valentine’s Day in Mallorca can be supremely romantic. But it’s also easy to suffer imagination failure in the days leading up to […]
Wedding celebrant Deia’s own Jackie Waldren on creating your Mallorca wedding
by Patrick on 4th February 2018 at 06:28
Mallorca’s popularity with couples wanting what’s called a ‘destination wedding’ grows all the time. Many want an unconventional, unique experience that is personally meaningful to them. More and more are choosing to be […]
Planning your wedding in 2019 with Mallorca’s Barefoot Luxury wedding company
by Patrick on 2nd February 2018 at 07:53
Yes, I do mean 2019. I was amazed to discover from Ash Shane-Hubbard of Barefoot Luxury, admittedly a wedding planning company of unparalleled standards, experience and expertise, that they’re fully booked for this year. There’s always […]