Category: Features

Talking Teens | Talking to Teens about Terror

I didn’t want to be writing this today. I’ve struggled to be able to sit in front of the computer screen and write anything at all. I kept replaying the news in my head: Manchester, a suicide bomber, and children among the dead and injured. I just wanted to stop and think, reflect, find a…

New services for children at Cancer Relief Gibraltar

The Cancer Relief Centre is extending it’s services to support younger members of any family affected by cancer, not just patients. A brand new play area has been opened and a new after school club’s been launched to help younger family members and child patients too. The new developments have come about following consultations with…

MOTR meets N J Simmonds – Author of “The Path Keeper” series

There are plenty of things that, as mothers, we simply don’t get the chance to do any more. Sleep is high on the list, we don’t often get the chance to have pretty hairstyles or our lipstick on every day and none of us get to go to the loo in peace…but the one thing…

Paying it Forward – volunteering in Gibraltar | The Bird Observatory

Lindsay went to the Upper Rock to meet some people who pay to come to Gibraltar in order to volunteer. She met the volunteer birders & ringers at the Bird Observatory Tucked away off the beaten track at the foot of the Med Steps is a small building which houses the Jews Gate Bird Observatory.…

Paying it forward – Volunteering Gibraltar | Childline

“If a child calls in upset, you know you’ve helped if they’re no longer crying. You give them options to solve their problems and you can hear them smiling and not crying in their voice.” Vi Gregory, Childline volunteer. In 2016, the Gibraltar based Childline charity has celebrated a decade of helping children who are…

Postnatal Depression Support from Baby STEPPS

The weeks and months after the birth of a baby can be hard. After all the fuss has died down and reality hits, many mothers can find it hard to cope with the mundane routines and sleepless nights. It’s a time when your hormones are struggling to get back into balance, and well meaning friends…

Paying It Forward – Volunteering Gibraltar | Gibraltar Heritage Trust

You will have no doubt seen evidence of the Gibraltar Heritage Trust attached to some of the Rock’s older buildings, but do you know what the organisation actually does? Aside from awarding plaques to buildings which have been lovingly restored, it has an important role to protect Gibraltar’s historical structures and to educate the public…

My Weight Loss Story with Claudia le Feuvre*

Well, hasn’t time flown? It feels like only yesterday that I wrote my post regarding how rubbish I was feeling. I felt lethargic at my best, exhausted at my worst. I was dumpy, unhappy and had high anxiety levels. I was a grumpy wife, a stressed Mum and an inefficient business woman – or at…