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A day in the life of… Tom Crane

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By Rianna Clark, March 9, 2015

With a schedule like mine which usually consists of 6 days a week DJ’ing and sometimes 2 or even 3 gigs a day you have to make your precious 1 day off a week just right, so here’s my perfect day off in Ibiza.

B9OfDcEIMAAVXdWWhat will probably surprise most of you is I’m a really early riser usually around 6.30am and I start my day with a run along Talamanca beach for the sunrise when the beach is empty. There really isn’t a better way to start your day then running with the sun coming up alongside you.

I’m a resident of Marina Botafoch so after my run on my way home I stop at Passion Cafe for breakfast which normally consists of green eggs and ham with a large super detox juice and of course a nice hot ‘cortado’ coffee.

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After a little freshen up and my standard cleaning of my apartment (it clears the head) I head off to Ibiza New Market where you can get everything fresh, from fish and meat to tea’s, fruit and veg, it’s got loads going on and a wicked atmosphere. I buy all my meat and fish for the week here and most important my Chai tea. My good friend DJ Andy Baxter got me addicted to it a couple of years ago and now I can’t live without it.

Well DJ’ing under shade all day also means we don’t always have the best tans even though I live in Ibiza all year round, so the next step on my perfect day off…….. THE BEACH!!!

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Ibiza is full of gorgeous beaches and for me one of the best is Salinas, it’s very busy but has lots to look at as I find just lying in the sand boring as ****. If you continue past Sa Trinxa there are loads of coves where you will find only a few people dotted about so a nice place to go to chill but you are still able to hear the buzz and music. I’m not giving away any secret places and exactly where i go, i’ll keep that to myself and you can find your own spots. After few hours of sun I get back into Peggy my trusty beast Jeep Wrangler and off I head for lunch. I love Sa Caleta for a Paella and fresh seafood, its not the cheapest but seeing as I only have 1 day off a week I like to treat myself. After some good food and a couple of beers with mates we then head straight down onto the beach for another sneaky hour of sun.

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In the afternoon (depending on what day I’m off) i’ll either pop into global radio to do my Ibiza Style radio show or a few hours in the studio making beats or finishing tracks off.

After a busy day and lots of sun I like to drive up to Es Vedra for sunset, it’s a bit of an obvious choice but once you’re there with friends watching sunset it really is lovely way to spend the evening. Or closer to home is upstairs at O Beach, the Sunset Roof Garden also has great view of the famous Ibiza Sunset before going home to get ready for a night out.

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Next we head for some pre-dinner drinks at Sushi Point or maybe BFOR for a fish bowl size Hendricks G&T with cucumber followed with dinner in San Rafael at either Can Pilot for an amazing BBQ or Es Tanco for the best Aubergine ParmiNMxYBmTGkJYDSdFbrCXATmtzM_H4RHR0sD-dBwjEJU0giana i’ve ever had! Seeing as its just around the corner, we’ll pop into AMNESIA for MUSIC ON on the way home, which is always guaranteed to be a great night!

This ends my perfect day off here on the White Isle and is just enough mayhem to keep me going for another week!