Author: Jan Edwards

Jan Edwards

An ex-BBC radio presenter/journalist living on the cosmopolitan island of Mallorca, who is assistant editor for the luxury lifestyle publication abcMallorca. Her main writing interests are in travel, food and interviewing interesting people and well-known celebrities. Jan blogs about her finca lifestyle and contributes articles to some well-known publications in the UK.

Allegra Huston on life in Hollywood

A complicated childhood following the sudden death of her mother, Allegra Huston’s memoir Love Child describes life with her ‘father’ John Huston, sister Anjelica and being surrounded by Hollywood celebrities.

Cynthia Lennon’s last interview….

As the news of Cynthia Lennon’s death is sent around the globe we recall our last lunch together…. sitting in Hotel Bendinat on a windy day in September 2014 … little did we know it would be our last encounter. Her many friends on Mallorca will miss her dearly.

Eva Shakouri

Her influence on the contemporary art scene extends way beyond Mallorca. abcMallorca meets the young woman who, with her brother Amir, owns La Caja Blanca.

Anna Nicholas: Author & PR Consultant

An extraordinary creature that once roamed Mallorca is being championed in a new book. Jan Edwards chats to Sóller-based writer Anna Nicholas about Myotragus, marathons, moggies and more.

Al Fresco Flair

Take one interior designer, a florist, a unique setting and some delicious food and you have the ingredients for the perfect al fresco brunch this summer. abcMallorca went to Hotel Son Boronat to follow this recipe for a memorable meal . . .

Colm Meaney

For his latest movie role, the prolific Irish actor didn’t have to leave the island. Jan Edwards meets Mallorca-resident Colm Meaney.

A tome to treasure

A sumptuous new art book showcases the work of Francesca Martí, one of Mallorca’s most prominent artists. Jan Edwards visits her to browse through its contents . . .

A Home for Helen!

How do you turn a large luxury property into a confortable and relaxing family home? Jan Edwards talks to Helen Cummins about how she achieved this… eventually.

Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer

His full title is The Lord Jeffrey Archer of Weston-super-Mare – but to legions of fans around the world, he’s simply Jeffrey Archer, best-selling author. Jan Edwards talks to the British writer whose life has been as colourful as some of his literary characters.

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.

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