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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

FOR THE LOVE OF LITERATURE

  Profiling some of the speakers from this year’s upcoming Gibraltar Literary Festival. It’s all too easy to fall into a digital wormhole these days. I...

CRACKS IN THE PILLARS OF POLITICS

  Arthritic fingers aren’t much fun to lick. 'It was the time of sniffles and snuffles, of coughs and chills. In their old home on Mount...

The Hero and the Villain Within

  Life’s full of choices: the easiest choice is to simply ‘get on with it’. We call it social conditioning – a bit like ‘follow...

Olympus – Glass Ceiling on the Effuss Sea

  Zeus bemoans the state of a language under attack by acronyms. 'Why would anyone want a glass ceiling?’ Hermes tossed the question as lightly as...

OLYMPUS – Fake Fur Fury

  Fake furs are a manmade excuse for the poor to envy their betters. 'There are times when the mind processes of these mortals beggar belief.’...

GODS IN TECH

  Irked by electronics, Athena throws a laptop tantrum, while Zeus wonders if Brexit can fix-it. 'They shouldn’t be allowed to do this! Interfering nonsensical busybodies...

TM Caruana’s Arakzeon City

  Blond and brunette realms unite in T.M. Caruana’s fantasy novel: Arakzeon City. Game of Thrones meets Trois Hommes et un Couffin with a dash of...

Olympian Gods – WHAT A LOAD OF SHEEP

  Does a BA point to anything other than the first two letters of a bleated ‘baaah’? Academic research into the cognitive abilities of sheep...

THE GODS TACKLE JARGON, FACEBOOK… AND TRUMP

  An elephant in the room stumps the gods as they scan Facebook for clues… ‘This Donald Trump fellow is a mortal after my own heart’....

OLYMPICALLY CORRECT

  Jupiter’s claim to a Bay of Gibraltar temple raises Zeus’ hackles ...and the Father of the Gods ponders the reality of Political Correctness ‘Do we still...