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Saturday, August 18, 2018

Operation Snatch – Missing in action

  Gibraltarians should have a close look at any old videos stored away. If they happen to have a copy of the movie Operation Snatch...

Descendants of Drake

  The unrelated Drake buried in Gibraltar’s bay. What did they call ‘Fake News’ in 1933? The article pictured here reporting the death of Edward Tyrwhitt-Drake...

DARTMOOR – WW2 plane crash

As I watched the above scene unfold from my small flat in the Devon village of Moretonhampstead my thoughts turned to the luckless World...

MYSTERIES OF HALLOWEEN – Unveiling its morbid past

words | Nicole Macedo With October comes the promise of crisp auburn oak leaves, milky mid-evening sunsets, an extra layer of clothing and the likelihood...

BUYING FROM HOME – Then And Now – It’s all about...

words | Richard Cartwright     photos | Luis Photos It’s not quite the same but when you require or wish to purchase something, there are...

50 YEARS LATER – The day we denied Franco

At this juncture, it is hard to deny that the most crucial political challenge is Brexit. The UK narrowly voted in favour of leaving...

LEFT BEHIND – World War II: Gibraltar’s finest hour

  “We shall go on to the end. We shall fight in France, we shall fight on the seas and oceans, we shall fight with...

Britain’s Female Aviation Heroes

The drunk holding court at the Queen’s Hotel in his crumpled suit and stained tie looked nothing like the playboy aviator he claimed to...

MAIN STREET – The history behind our signage

  Have you ever wondered when walking or driving along Gibraltar’s thoroughfares how roads, streets, lanes and alleyways get their names? Many are derived from...

STREET MARKETS – Why don’t we have one?

It’s true to say surely, a lot of us enjoy visiting street markets. In London; Camden Market, Petticoat Lane and Portobello spring to mind...