In this time of mass production and globalisation, nothing seems to last. Disposability is king. Modernity is the fashion. But this attitude may well change, in the quest for individuality and longevity. Classic could be defined as ‘that which defies the test of time, and rises above the fickleness of fashion’. This is the thread that weaves through this issue.
Our opinion piece from Adrienne Cullen declares the Sex Pistols and Vivienne Westwood as British classics; find out why on page 90. In the interior article, we meet Sarah and Clive Bowers, who are passionate about restoring classic pieces of furniture to their original glory and maintaining an age-old tradition as master guilders.
Anna Nicholas, the British author, who lives with her family in Sóller, gives us a glimpse of her new life as a novelist, and her varied interests. We meet German professor Dr. Joachim Gnirs, who derives much pleasure from classics such as his Triumph TR6 car and BMW 1100S motorbike. Our property report is a ‘must read’ if you want to stay up-to-date with the latest property news in Mallorca.
Hope you like the ‘behind the scenes’ photo by Thomas – who was more interested in capturing the moment on camera, than saving the day! There is never a dull moment as editor of abcMallorca.
Helen & the abcMallorca team