There are many good things about living in Gibraltar. But like anywhere there are some things that are not so good. For many of us the environment is an area that we’ve become more passionate about over the last decade or so. I’m sad to say that overall recycling and waste management in Gibraltar is… Read More Green Gibraltar?
Winter is coming and it’s very tempting to dig out the slippers, a warm blanket on the sofa and a reassuring glass of red wine on an evening. Is that just me? No, I didn’t think so. But in my pursuit of sitting on the sofa less and doing more I have decided that I… Read More Getting out of my comfort zone – Karate on The Rock…
We all have our day to day to do lists, and more importantly we have our bucket lists. This week I took a small step towards ticking another item off my own bucket list- learning to sail. It wasn’t a technical sailing lesson as such – more being in a small boat while we hoped… Read More Ticking off bucket lists, not to do lists.
We are lucky to live in Gibraltar, and it’s fair to say that our standard of living has hugely improved compared to our life in the UK. Back in the UK my kids were very small and often I felt trapped in the house, especially on rainy days and over winter. Here it is the… Read More Living the Mediterranean family dream?
One of the benefits of living in Gibraltar is the ease at which we can enjoy a Spanish Mediterrean getaway for the weekend. Many of us lucky to live here are spoilt for choice for a gorgeous break within a 2 hour drive – from Cadiz to Seville to Puerto Banus to Grenada and the… Read More A Tale of two Cities: a weekend in Tarifa
I never imagined that I’d end up making Gibraltar my long term home. In fact when we were asked to move here with my husband’s work it was only meant to be for a couple of years until we moved to our ‘dream home’ in Australia. Yet here we are, 2 years on and 14 years… Read More A Rock and a not so hard place
So here we are, a new incarnation of Brit on the Rock! Many thanks to Amy for handing over her wonderful blog, I hope that BOTR continues to be as strong and solid with me at the helm as it has been in her steady hands till now. This Brit on the Rock has been… Read More A New Challenge: Travelling Without Moving