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Friday, May 25, 2018

World Cup Wonder: Hat-Trick Hurst

  This month we’ve nabbed you an interview with former West Ham and England legend Sir Geoffrey Hurst, best known for his cup final treble...

How Normal is Normal?

  We may not be aware of it, but statistics (or, ‘sadistics’, as my undergraduate and postgraduate students used to call it) rule most of...

Michael Brufal De Melgarejo

Since our father’s death, it has been comforting to read the many letters of condolence our mother has received and the obituaries written about him....

A Woman’s Work: Elke Hurtado

Created in 2013, The Muscle Bakery was initially born out of Hurtado’s own craving for more sweet snack options without the hefty unhealthy side...

Britain’s Female Aviation Heroes

The drunk holding court at the Queen’s Hotel in his crumpled suit and stained tie looked nothing like the playboy aviator he claimed to...

A WOMAN’S WORK – Monica Coumbe

  Off Gibraltar’s Main Street, winding up through towards the Upper Town, you can find a quaint little shop on Governor’s Street. But don’t be...

LOST WORLD – Our heritage in print

The book is an attractive collection of nature pictures; what were the practical challenges of photographing fauna and sometimes flora if perched on accessible...

THE LAST OF THE EXPLORERS – Colonel John Blashford-Snell

I’m sitting in my carefully selected seat at the Caleta Hotel overlooking the sea under an increasingly dusky sky, but I’m focused on my...

AM I TOO OLD? – Returning to University

I am back at university; back as a 65-year-old pensioner, 44 years after graduating from Bristol University with my first degree and then qualifying...

MARINE ROWER – From Gibraltar to Venezuela

On 18th January 2018 ‘The Rowing Marine’, Lee ‘Frank’ Spencer, will set off on an unsupported solo rowing attempt 3,500 miles across the Atlantic...