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Saturday, February 24, 2018

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...

ESPACE VS PORSCHE 911 – and how to operate a hearing...

My father is partially deaf. My father makes comments to my mother about other people. My father thinks they are “asides”, which only she...

SLOW FOOD – Cooking memories

It’s the summer holidays and BBQ season is well and truly upon us, but what will you be putting on your grills? In fact, how...

THE DEFINING EIGHT YEARS – Joseph Ernest Pilcher

Joseph Ernest Pilcher, 64, is the son of Richard and Alice Pilcher and has a younger brother, Clifford. His father, universally known as Pepe,...

HAMMOND IN SYMPHONY – Albert’s new album has been released

Albert Hammond was born in London on 18 May 1944, an evacuee baby. From an early age he showed a precocious talent for music...

SINGLED IN – TOGETHER – Calling all the single ladies!

‘Single Ladies’, ‘Ladies’ Night’, ‘Sisters Do It For Themselves’: a power trio of local women – Belinda Berini, Claire Paton and Carla Sedgwick -...

CONSCIENCE EATING STALL – World Meat Free Day

What would happen to the animals if we don’t eat them? Can a person live without meat? Is it possible for a person to...