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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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...

The World Beyond Flower Pots

Artist Melanie Brown, a regular of local artisans’ markets with her stones, shells and finely printed trinket boxes, has eventually realised in print her...

GODS GET POETIC – When junk-food obesity stalks the streets, why...

‘I doubt I’ll ever understand these people, these Gibraltarians’, said Zeus, pointing at the spread of city streets and buildings stretched out below the...

THE CHAP FROM EFFESSEE – A Greek background doesn’t help in...

‘You are not going to a bullfight in La Linea or anywhere else; whether as a toreador or as a bull.’ Although millennia  had...

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’....

SOLITUDE HOUSE – A dark tale

The fine line between solitude and loneliness cracks into a chasm in the solipsistic novel ominously titled ‘Solitude House’, published by local writer M....

Ballad of the Chauvanists

Prince, have you heard – that Auntie BBC has given in to pressure from a set of female staff who claim they do not get their workplace...

CHRISTMAS DOOR – a winter tale

Bianca was tired walking home from work on Christmas Eve. She had lost her Christmas spirit after her grandmother had died five years ago,...

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...

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...