Gods On The Rock

‘Why would anyone want to live in the countryside?’ Zeus tossed the question lightly across the Olympian breakfast table. He asked it quietly, as...

Games for Gods

Boogalooga! BOOGALOOGA!’ Zeus spat out the word in a roar that set the multi-coloured champagne flutes trembling on the shelves of the new cocktail...

The German Colonel and The Jagdterrier (Part II)

(Based on a true story.) The major touched his moustache briefly and after some hesitation said: “That´s fine, but you better have a good reason...

Political Polemics and Mediterannean Cookery

‘Newfangled nonsense. There’s neither rhyme nor reason to the way mortals think or behave!’ Zeus slammed the gilt thunderbolt he was polishing onto the...

The German Colonel and the Jagdterrier (Part I)

(Based on a true story.) Madrid 1946. The Café Gijon was busy as usual in that cold January morning of 1946. The smell of Colombian coffee...

Seagull Setbacks and Human Health

‘Fish and chips may seem an unlikely source of political policy-making, but there’s the proof,’ Athene nodded towards the chaise longue where Zeus was...

Gibraltar’s Straight-Talking Podcast

Many a millennial now walks among us plugged into their podcast's latest episode. The dulcet tones of their favourite hosts accompany them on their...

Poseidon and Plastic Pollution

The deep-throated cough exploded across the open-plan communal space of the large penthouse, rattling the sliding doors with their view of the Bay and...

CLIMATE CHANGE AND CROWDFUNDING

'What on earth is a snow leopard?’ Zeus had to raise his voice by several decibels to be heard over the shrill buzz of...

ALISON GARDINER – Fantasy Novelist

  Dr Fantasy’s trip to Eridor island: Alison Gardiner shares writing tips and spreads the magic. At her creative writing workshop held in Gibraltar as part...