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.

Slow family holidays to remember

Owner Marga Bauzá reminisces about her beautiful childhood home in the Tramuntana where guests now create their own wonderful memories of SLOW family holidays.

Rodrigo de la Calle at Hilton Sa Torre

The renowned gastro-botanical chef from El Invernadero in Madrid recently created two extraordinary dinners at the hotel, including this abcMallorca Chef’s Table event.

RTL documentary featuring the life of Helen Cummins

The famous PUNKT 12 lifestyle daytime TV show presented by Katja Burkard for RTL German recently made a feature programme of the life of editor Helen Cummins which will be broadcasted soon.

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 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.

Niels Arden Oplev: Film Director

Jan Edwards meets Niels Arden Oplev, Danish director of the huge box office movie success ‘Men Who Hate Women’.

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.