Tags: Gibraltar Literary Festival 2016

Telling your own Story

Jackie Anderson reflects on “Finding your story – The Art of Narrative in Business”, a talk by Rebecca Abrams at the Gibraltar Literary Festival Women, stories and carving out a place in the world. A parenting website is not where you would immediately think of looking for advice on branding for business women, but having…

Gibraltar Literary Festival | The History of Britain in 60 Minutes with Christopher Lloyd

“It’s just like coming home”, was how Christopher Lloyd described his fourth visit to the Gibraltar International Literary Festival last week. The author gave a total of eight talks this year based on British history and the complete works of Shakespeare. Christopher visited four schools during his time on the Rock; Bayside, Loreto, Prior Park…

Gibraltar Literary Festival | Louis de Bernières

“If you are a reader, you lead hundreds of lives. If you are not a reader, you lead one” Louis de Bernières As well as being a best-selling author, Louis de Bernières can count landscape gardener, mechanic and school teacher among his past professions. No doubt his varied life experiences have helped his writing career…

Gibraltar Literary Festival | Antony Worrall Thompson

“I’m a mischievous, naughty little fellow who enjoys life and has fun” – Antony Worrall Thompson I arrived at the University of Gibraltar for Antony Worrall Thompson’s event not knowing what to expect. I’d obviously seen him on TV in various cookery shows and later on I’m a Celebrity but not knowing much about him,…

Gibraltar Literary Festival | The Private Life of the Diary

“Diaries are repositories for moments often missed in the humdrum routine of daily life. They tell small stories unheard and unspoken. They keep secrets. They tell separate, hidden histories.” * When I perused the list of speakers coming to this year’s Gibraltar Literary Festival there was one talk which stood out to me and I…