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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CULTURAL RESEARCH – Professor Dr Andrew Canessa

Professor Andrew Canessa, 51, lives in Colchester with his wife, Laura Pountney. Together, they have seven children. Andrew spent the first years of his...

STEELY RESOLVE – of Alison Macmillan

From the Rock’s reluctant days of transposing EU Directives in the late ‘90s to the current complexities of Brexit, Foreign Office diplomat and Jane-of-all-trades...

CALLING GIBSAMS – Samaritans in Gibraltar

“These things never happen in Gibraltar,” is the oft uttered remark stated by many of us on the Rock when something terrible occurs in...

UNDERSTANDING GIBRALTAR – Lesson on tolerance for export

You could be forgiven for thinking Understanding Gibraltar would be something to do with Gibraltar’s quirkiness, its history or the experiences of a population...

FINDING BALANCE – somewhere between terror and contentment

The attack A terrorist attack has always seemed like such a monumental, earth shattering shared experience for a city, well, for the whole bloody world....

MARINE NUISANCES – Nautilus: A living fossil

In 1870, a famous French writer published an epic tale of adventure whose influences are still evident in me today. The author was none...

THE FIRST FEMALE MAYOR – Playing squash with men

Mari Montegriffo, 67, has been a hard working supporter of the GSLP for almost 40 years, an elected representative for 23 years, a Minister...

HAVING KIDS – Is it worth it?

Have you made the decision not to have children? Now that I’m a parent myself, I get it. People are often shocked to hear that,...

INTERESTED IN HOUSING – Dedication and innovation of Pepe Baldachino

Joseph Baldachino, 71, universally known as Pepe, was born on the Rock, married Lourdes Dyer and they have two children, Gwendolyn and Jeremy and...

FIGHTING FOR ENVIRONMENT – Tommy Finlayson – in it for the...

‘Surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal or plant lives or operates...’ So says the dictionary, when looking up ‘environment.’ These days, a...