Days Gone By: Life in the Patios

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And that’s why a group of over 60-year-olds got together a little while back to reminisce about the ‘old days’. Over a coffee, beer,...

The Eventful Life of an Aviation Fuels Specialist

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But holding a variety of top jobs with one of the world’s top fuel providers, Shell, is a little distant from a life of...

Duke of Edinburgh’s Gibraltar New Year

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By Reg Reynolds Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, was the second son and fourth child of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. On his own insistence...

Santa Came Down The Funnel

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By Reg Reynolds The SS Runic, a White Star Line cruise liner, left Liverpool on December 19, carrying 390 officers and men of the Australian...

Gibraltar Blockade 50 Years On

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Some might ask what would an American know about Gibraltar and its Spanish neighbour? Well, Don Cook was thoroughly conversant with all things European...

Driving Force: Jimmy Dalmedo

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Jimmy has no airs about him, despite having chauffeured for no less than five of our Chief Ministers - only missing out on CM...

Drawing Lines

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For almost a century, only a string of widely-spaced sentry boxes marked Gibraltar’s border with Spain in an easy arrangement between London and Madrid...

50 Years On

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At 30 minutes to midnight on June 8th 50 years ago, as the heavy black iron gates marking the crossing of the Gibraltar-Spanish frontier...

April Foolery

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On a small island in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, a 50ft relative of the sausage tree towers above waters where hippopotami snort...

Cargo, Convoys, and Commanders

By Dr Benjamin Coombs and Dr Christine Guluzian During World War I, when the Allied forces were entrenched in an epically dangerous game of cat-and-mouse...