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Thursday, March 23, 2017

DEPUTY GOVERNOR – Privileged lifestyle of diplomats

Nick Pyle, 56, who is married to Ros Day, has two sons and one daughter. Nick was awarded the MBE in 1999 and the...

HIJAB TABOO – A symbol of oppression or a tool of...

In today’s society, there are many who feel the hijab represents oppression and segregation. From an Islamic perspective, the headscarf is meant to reflect...

DOG BAG DISPENSERS – A change of attitude towards pet cleanliness

A group of dog walkers resident at Beach View Terraces have had enough of the ‘irresponsible nature’ of pet owners who do not clean...

A DIP A DAY – Raising funds and awareness for RICC

A father of two healthy children is attempting to raise funds and awareness for the Research Into Childhood Cancer charity by dipping in the...

I SAY ‘NO’ TO POT – An opposition to legalisation of...

Firstly, I am in favour of medical use of cannabis, just as derivatives of cocaine and opium are used in treating several medical conditions....

LITTLE ENTREPRENEURS – Young Enterprise: A platform for success

The cutthroat world of business might not be the most welcoming environment for the fragile and developing mind of a minor. That, however, is...

POSTNATAL DEPRESSION – Bring that Mummy back to me

And then I said it. “I think I have postnatal depression.” The words hung heavy in the air between my husband and I. They just...

MARINE NUISANCES – A tide of jelly

Ask somebody to name you something that lives in the sea and the chances are that they will reply with a type of shark...

GROWING UP, COMING HOME – and all the sad realisations in-between

‘That’s the funny thing about coming home, it looks the same, smells the same, feels the same. You’ll realise what’s changed is you.’ Brad...

TRAVELS & TROUBLES – A Valentine to My Parents

It was, in hindsight, early in the journey that my father discovered he had left his hearing aid at home. In hindsight, it was...