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Thursday, December 14, 2017

#DEIXA-TE DE MERDAS – Reliving romance after failed love

How often is it that hours of trivial conversations over a bottle of wine with friends on the ‘emotional baggage’ we all carry can...

HYPE FOR SPIKE – Thomas Mogford leads ‘Sleeping Dogs’ to the...

words | Elena Scialtiel “Spike Sanguinetti, the lawyer I never was and the action hero I will never be”: thus novelist Thomas Mogford describes his...

IT’S A KINDA MAGICK! – Urban fantasy best sellers made in...

Husband-and-wife writing team Lee and Stephanie Dignam made two ambitious New Year’s resolutions: to publish one novel each and every month in 2017, and...

INSTAPOETRY – The age of scrolling literature

Keats, Heaney, Angelou, Owen, Poe, Shakespeare, Lorca, Hughes, Chaucer, Dickinson, Whitman; just a handful of names synonymous with the Western poetic canon. You might...

BOOKS FOR CHILDREN – Discovering infinite possibilities

words | Polly Lavarello  What are your most enduring childhood memories? For me, holidays, birthdays and funny pranks (usually gone wrong) all feature strongly, but there...

SELFISH MR RAVEN – A new local author launches his book

Nigel Canepa is another Gibraltarian author whose first book will be launched very soon. He is a 22-year-old student, who studied English and Creative...

GRAPHIC CONTENTS – The Average by Stephanie Seed

University graduate graphic designer and illustrator Stephanie Seed is taking the artistry of cartoonising oneself for social media a few steps beyond average with...

DANDY DANDELIONS and drop-dead delish detectives

Move along, Jessica Fletcher, Miss Marple and handsome Sicilian inspector ‘who swims in a sea of satin’: an endearingly rickety gang of senior detectives...

SHE HASN’T FORGOTTEN – The girl means business

Author Carla Acheson sounds very foreign, but she was actually born in Gibraltar from Gibraltarian parents, and her maiden name is Lengui. “Yes, I was...

CASH CRUNCH – Whom the gods wish to make mad –...

The gods were breakfasting. Since leaving Greece, this had become the only meal where the Olympian family sat down together. Hera had insisted on...