James Neish is a journalist and broadcaster. The former Head of Radio Gibraltar and GBC Online, he is currently in London completing an MA at City University. His #ThinkingAllowed column is published weekly.
Gibraltar is ours. We are certain and clear on our position as Gibraltarians (not Gibraltans as some of the UK media insist on calling us). Yes, we need all the support we can get. No, it doesn’t have to be, or neither do we want it, linked to any sort of violence or shameful behaviour.READ MORE
Brexit means … a very big number of upset Gibraltarians, though not necessarily surprised. But, we have been through worse. This however is a time for diplomacy. The International media is pointing its spotlight in our direction. We must grab what is good about this situation – a unique opportunity to tell the world whoREAD MORE
London is resilient. The people here continue with their daily routines. The city remains calm and carries on in a defiant mood. Terrorists want to strike fear into people’s lives. We cannot allow it. They must not win. As Prime Minster Theresa May said: “It is in these actions – millions of acts of normalityREAD MORE
The curtain rises and the stage is empty. There is silence. What’s the name of the play? It may sound like the start of a joke but it isn’t one. Where is the new National Theatre that the Government promised us back in 2013? According to the press release at the time it was “expectedREAD MORE