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Friday, June 23, 2017

MYSTERIES OF HALLOWEEN – Unveiling its morbid past

words | Nicole Macedo With October comes the promise of crisp auburn oak leaves, milky mid-evening sunsets, an extra layer of clothing and the likelihood...

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...

LEGALISE CANNABIS? – A war on people, not drugs

Imagine row upon row of lush, budding marijuana plants, harvested by white-coated technicians in an innocuous building around Main Street without fear of a...

SERVING THE ROCK – Commander E.L. Davies R.N. (Retd.)

  words | Mike Brufal Eddie Davies, 73, was born in Pembrokeshire in South West Wales and educated in Monmouth School, followed by Nottingham High School,...

BROCCOLI IS BARGAIN – Diet for a month, lifestyle forever

After the December indulgence in rich foods and comfort drinks, most of you may be planning a stretch of healthy eating to get back...

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...

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....

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...

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...

LOVE AT FIRST CLICK – Finding romance online

A few months ago, I was sat at Casemates waiting for a friend when the woman next to me began to exhibit some bizarre...