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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

MY BIG FAT GIBRALTARIAN WEDDING – A study of the phenomenon that...

Wedding season is in full swing in Gibraltar but it’s unlikely you needed reminding. If you didn’t get any invites, not to worry, you’ll...

SENIOR CRUISE – Travelling with my parents

There is a point in everyone’s life when you discover your youth has passed you by and the inevitability of being in the later...

SEAHORSES – A curiosity of nature

Seahorses are an iconic fish whose name is derived from the Greek word hippos which means horse. The scientific name Hippocampus combines horse with...

SCREEN TIME – How much is too much?

The paddling pool rippled enticingly under the sunlight, a tiny machine whirred a myriad of bubbles, buckets and spades and a variety of brightly...

WORKING CLASS HERO – Julio Pons BEM, ISM

Julio Pons is Gibraltar’s most fervent and voluble protestor and a major fundraiser. He is married to Maria Louisa and they have three daughters...

SUMMER BUSINESS – good for the coffers?

There will be more than 250 cruise liners in port this season as well as coach loads of Costa tourists so our hotels are...

LLANITO “ROT” – Crisis of our bilingualism and beloved Llanito

‘I think it is an important crisis - we need to stop the rot, but it’s got to a point now where I don’t...

RELEASE THE KRAKENS! – The highly fecund Octopus

The marine environment is home to a group of very advanced molluscs called Cephalopods which literally means ‘head foot’. Historically, sailors lived in complete...

BEACH TIME – Now and then

Strangely enough, even on the Rock, there are those who don’t care much for summer and say that beach-going is a ‘no-no’! However, come...

OUR SALVADOR – Man of the People

July 1st marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Sir Joshua Hassan. Last week, I was shown footage from 1997 of the service...