- July 20, 2016
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.
The cavalcade will slowly die – unless we do something about it. For years now the quality of the event has been on the decline, in sharp contrast to the numbers who line the streets to witness the parade which seems to be either steady or perhaps even on the up! Thousands of people viewREAD MORE
Yet again the New Year honours awards are a kick in the teeth for our community. No CBE. No OBE. No MBE. I think that makes my point quite clear, doesn’t it? The controversy is not only in Gibraltar, in the UK there is also a feeling some brilliant people have been ignored. But, numerousREAD MORE
For years it was a stereotype of beauty pageants. We would sneer at the comment. It featured as a running joke in the movie Miss Congeniality. So what happened to wishing above all else for world peace? As we reflect on the outrageous year that 2016 has been I cannot help but thinking how blessedREAD MORE
Health care service should not be a lottery. It should not be a lucky dip for patients either. At first glance the recent survey by a doctor(s) makes for worrying reading. But, what lies beyond the statistics and headlines? I have always thought that in Gibraltar we are very lucky with our GHA. In theREAD MORE