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Royal Gibraltar Regiment

If it’s not the re-enactment society, it’s the real thing marching down Main Street on Saturday at 12 noon to change the guard, which they do four times a year. 272 more words


Semana Santa in review

Semana Santa is a big thing in Spain.

While Brits celebrate Easter from Good Friday to Easter Monday, apart from the civil service and the queen who start on Maundy Thursday and years back some public sector organisations took Tuesday too, in Spain it is a clear Sunday to Sunday of processions. 975 more words


It never rains …

The good ship WordPress churns out a lot of advice. Luckily I rarely follow advice. Not even my own.

One of WP’s gems on blogwriting is don’t apologise for not being around. 602 more words


What price Viagra?

Warning for those of a sensitive sexual nature. All names changed etc

I know. My spam box is now going to be swamped after this headline. 1,019 more words


World book day in Gib

Gib does World Book Day in fine style; today is World Book Day.

This year’s book day promised the same as last year, a load of free books and author stalls and signings. 1,618 more words


Dying to try it or trying to diet?

I never saw a purple cow
I never hope to see one
But I can tell you anyhow
I’d rather see than be one

This quaint rhyme was hung around the neck of a rather pretty purple faux suede cow that my mum bought me when we were on holiday in Cornwall.

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Tales from the concierge

Although sometimes it feels more like the Conciergerie.

There are pros and cons to managing the block.

One, is that, as chair of the management committee and budget holder, I am in charge, which is nice. 1,472 more words