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Thursday, May 24, 2018

AN OLYMPIAN DIET: The Gods on Calories

  Even the Olympian gods cannot agree on daily calorie counts. As he tucks into his diet of junk food, Zeus lays down his...

The World Beyond Flower Pots

Artist Melanie Brown, a regular of local artisans’ markets with her stones, shells and finely printed trinket boxes, has eventually realised in print her...

OLYMPIAN GODS – Mother of the Gods

‘While Dad’s away, the kids can play,’ Athena sang softly to herself as she poured a liberal splash of Baileys over her breakfast Coco...

Ballad of the Chauvanists

Prince, have you heard – that Auntie BBC has given in to pressure from a set of female staff who claim they do not get their workplace...

STRAIT LOVE – The Last Fandango

The Rock of Gibraltar features in the opening paragraph of businessman Robin Hellaby’s debut novel ‘The Last Fandango’ published by Wishful Thinking. The paperback...

ZIPP – Unifying the nation

With the slogan ‘better together’ printed on their colour-mismatched T-shirts, Unify - a quintet of six-formers who earlier in the year won the award...

OLYMPIAN GODS: When in Rome

‘There’s an English saying that “Rome wasn’t built in a day”,’ Hera remarked, surveying the ruins of the Forum. ‘But it looks as though...

SOLITUDE HOUSE – A dark tale

The fine line between solitude and loneliness cracks into a chasm in the solipsistic novel ominously titled ‘Solitude House’, published by local writer M....

OLYMPUS NEW YEAR – Monthly prose

‘This was not a good idea... that man Rajoy has a lot to answer for,’ Zeus whispered. Hera, who over the millennia had become...

MILD WEST – A local collection goes live

A collection of poetry to be read at dusk, when the golden glow of sunset is still projecting its indigo undertones towards the eastern ...