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Monday, September 23, 2019

BREAKFAST TABLE TALKS – about academics and alcohol

‘Where do they get the money from for all this scientific jiggery-pokery?’ Zeus jabbed a finger at a crumpled page of The Times in...

OLYMPUS NEW YEAR – Monthly prose

‘This was not a good idea... that man Rajoy has a lot to answer for,’ Zeus whispered. Hera, who over the millennia had become...

SHE HASN’T FORGOTTEN – The girl means business

Author Carla Acheson sounds very foreign, but she was actually born in Gibraltar from Gibraltarian parents, and her maiden name is Lengui. “Yes, I was...

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...

OF MONKEYS AND MEN – The Hoo’s who of Gibraltar society...

  words | Elena Scialtiel A first for Gibraltar, a comic folio that can be spread into ‘ape-oster’ (read: a poster) with jokes and facts about...

AN OLYMPIAN DIET: The Gods on Calories

  Even the Olympian gods cannot agree on daily calorie counts. As he tucks into his diet of junk food, Zeus lays down his...

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...

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...

ZIPP – Unifying the nation

With the slogan ‘better together’ printed on their colour-mismatched T-shirts, Unify - a quintet of six-formers who earlier in the year won the award...