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Sunday, February 18, 2018

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...

STRESS – How to control it

You know that ‘stressed’ backwards spells ‘desserts’, but did you know that acute stress can be quelled by introducing bananas and dark chocolate to...

A MERRY LLANI XMAS – Our traditions

When you think of the holiday season, a lot of things come to mind. There’s the clichés; Santa Claus and his reindeer (obvs), the...

WHAT’S IN A SONG?

Almost wherever you are from the first of November to the last day of Christmas, you will not be able to escape the annual...

‘NO MEANS NO’ GROUP – Proactive approach to child abuse

From the moment we first hold our newborn in our arms, we make a vow to do our utmost to love and protect them....

SHARKS VINDICATED – Their bark is worse than their bite

Of all the fish in the sea, it is the entire Chondrichthions class which seem to suffer the worst reputation. As the animals best...

SPEAK FREELY??? – Free speech, accidental underwear snaps and Gibraltar’s prolific...

The USA is hailed (or hails itself as) the “land of the free”, a beacon of democracy, and their president, the so-called leader of...

POLLUTION WATCH – Gibraltar’s inconvenient truth

  Gibraltar has consistently been found in breach of the European Union annual mean limits for nitrogen oxide for over a decade, as well as...