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Set of Robert Graves books donated to new Deiá library

On Thursday 28 April the team from Charles Marlow delivered a set of all the…

Hidden Gems #1: Restaurant: Bon Lloc

The first vegetarian restaurant in Mallorca, Bon Lloc opened their doors in 1978. You will find…

What happens in Deiá…

As we teeter on the brink of another long hot Deiá summer, I thought it…

That first April swim at Cala Deiá

Nineteen years ago this month I took my first ever swim down at Cala Deiá.…

Encountering the Robert Graves legend in Hungary

When you have a connection with Deià you’re likely to discover all sorts of other…

Tea with Manuella Holló

    Manuella Holló is someone I’ve been intrigued to interview since first meeting her…

Down to Earth in Mallorca

On Saturday 2 April, the remarkable, inspiring documentary movie Down to Earth will receive its…

New Mythology Park to open in Deia

An ambitious new Mythology Park set to open in just outside Deia in spring 2017…

Leroy Pooh, Deia’s founding father of periodismo fantástico

Since the arrival of Robert Graves in Deia in 1929, the village has been associated…

Deia’s unsung guitar hero

They had no money for a tomb but the Deia Ayuntamiento let his friends bury…

The Night Manager and Deia

A friend of mine in England who’s been watching the BBC miniseries The Night Manager…

Deia artist is secret rock and roll Svengali

I thought I’d long ago got used to uncovering strange and mysterious connections between Deia…

Miranda Seymour on Robert Graves: Life on the Edge

If you want to know about Robert Graves, the best place to start is with…

Jimi Hendrix in Deia

There was once a faded, peeling sticker on the bathroom window of the men’s bathroom…

Robert Graves and Ava Gardner: a toast

The Robert Graves story I really wanted to read was ‘She Landed Yesterday’. Worth the…

A very Deia Valentine’s story

Lorna awoke knowing that someone was standing behind her. She had no idea how many…

Joan Graves Biblioteca is a fitting Deia tribute

    On 12 February the new Joan Graves Biblioteca will open its doors in…

A tale of Deia, plastic and madness

In the past few days posts about the amount of plastic in our oceans have…

Robert Graves and the Mystery of Alston Anderson

I first became intrigued by Alston Anderson and his connection to Robert Graves when I…

Deia on a January afternoon

I know I’m on my way to Deia when the road starts to curl up…

We Are Starlight: A Very Deia Christmas Tale

It was Christmas Eve and the beams of the pub were lined with twinkling fairy…

George Sand and Winter in Mallorca

If you live in Mallorca or you’ve visited Valldemossa, chances are you own a copy…

Remembering Robert Graves

Monday 7 December was the 30th anniversary of the death of the poet Robert Graves…

December in Deia: on with the lights!

As we tap dance closer to Christmas, I always think that Deia takes on some…

Mountain Radio: on air in Deia very soon

  Mountain Radio, which goes live very soon, will offer listeners a mix of music,…

Creativity thrives in the Clot with Sunna Wathen

On Monday and Tuesday, after her kids have gone to school and the remnants of…

Deia’s Soul Shepherdess

When Deia resident and dream worker Monika Evans discovered that Robert Graves had written a…

10 reasons why Mallorca’s better in the autumn

  The joys of autumn in Deia are encapsulated for me by the smell of…

David Holzer

The Deia Olive Press is written and edited by David Holzer. David, who lives in…

A very Deia ghost story

The Dia de Muertos, or the Day of the Dead, happens on October 31st. If…

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