Category: Reportage

  • Book review: “Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint’s Trunk”

    Book review: “Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint’s Trunk”

    You might enjoy my appreciation of Christina Hardyment’s book, “Arthur Ransome and Captain Flint’s Trunk” on But then you mightn’t. Well, you know what you’re like…

  • Those Were the Days

    Those Were the Days

    In 2009 some old friends and I made a nostalgic return to some old pub haunts. I played the papparazi part. We all ended up feeling old. Where did the time go?

  • Francisco y Cayetano Rivera Ordonez

    Francisco y Cayetano Rivera Ordonez

    I read and enjoyed for a second time, “Death and the Sun, a Matador’s Season in the Heart of Spain”. Edward Lewine embarks on an eye-opening journey around Spain, with Spain’s most adored bullfighter. Also here’s a CBS video about the brothers Ordonez.

  • I’m back…

    I’m back…

    Some of my friends in Gibraltar noticed the site was down. I’m happy to report it’s back online again. Thanks Roy and Sylvie!