"I really feel for those young people who are expected to behave in a restricted way that no other generation has had to endure since the middle of last century."
Frank Leavers shares with us some modern topics that that come with unforeseen circumstances.
Our weekly contributor Frank Leavers shares how he feels about cyclists who ride at full speed on the designated ‘walkway’ and those who don’t even have a mask.
Unfortunately, it seems to be the case nowadays that the concept of ‘democracy’ is becoming a movable-feast.
Today our columnist Frank Leavers tells us what's the key to weight loss.
Frank Leavers talks about some of the New Year' s resolutions and the weather.
A fascinating survey has recently revealed what the Great British public have regretted most over the course of their lives.
Frank Leavers shares with us some of the issues that have vexed him over the past year or so.
Today our columnist Frank Leavers tells us what's the reality of Brexit and COVID-19 vaccinations.
A poll had apparently revealed what was currently the sexiest British accent.
Today most young people feel lost and adrift in a modern and uncertain age, worried about the tiny problems of the "First World".
Frank Leavers gives his insight on this year's Christmas decorations and the new speed limits in Palma.
Access to university was considered essential for the development of young people, but today it shows the deficiencies.
Frank Leavers gives some basic rules on how to speak in public to avoid being terrified by the experience.
This week our columnist Frank Leavers tells us what his thoughts are on Covid-19 and all its works.
Today our columnist Frank Leavers tells us what the reality is on the streets of Mallorca.
For some, a Christmas holiday period spent on the island will be something of a novelty as for many it will be a fairly new experience.
Our weekly contributor Frank Leavers shares how he feels about the electric scooter and asks what happens to the migrants that come to the island shores.
Perhaps a hands-up ‘mea-culpa’ moment might close down the political frenzy, as often an old fashioned, straightforward apology, goes a long way with ordinary folk you know.
The truth is nobody ever appreciates the way that bad news is relayed to them.
In the three cases I outlined we were overcharged between 90 centimos and the not quite so amusing sum of almost 9 euros!
The trouble is however, no matter how much we traditionalists try to hang onto the rhythms and cadences of our beautiful language, some of us are determined that we all sound like a mid-Atlantic version of ourselves.
One of the benefits of a regular walking regime, is that you can wear really sexy ‘walking-wear’ without feeling a fraud.
“We have to think outside the box.”
What we all need is an occasional break-from-ourselves.
"I was surprised how quickly men and women can realign their working day to the home environment if that is what is expected of them..."
Palma City council were to introduce a 30kph speed limit on many of its city roads.
In a British newspaper recently that suggested that 6 out of 10 people surveyed said that they were “rubbish” at recycling.
Because your average modern, professional footballer, is about as interesting as a bucket of cold spit; those whose job it is in the media to keep us interested in the game have to resort to persecuting team managers and coaches to enliven the dull days between dull matches.
These achingly cool places know that they can’t, nor want to compete with the fast-food big-boys, yet are quite willing to charge a small fortune for a bowl of coloured rice, a tasty floret of kale and one sprig of coriander - yum yum!
I have to say that there are some really good deals out there right across the island.
While I am at it - when did our universities and other seats of learning start organising ‘No Platform’ bans on those they might, or do - disagree with?
It is said that as a person gets older their memory gets increasingly random in focus and content.
I had started to notice that late at night our valley above Andratx town was alive with the sound of music and motorbikes.
While the UK government fifed and faffed about for what seemed like ages, agonising over - let’s face it, a very limited lockdown - Spain went into full lockdown mode ... .
Is panic buying back once again? I do hope not, but the evidence of my ‘big’ shop over the weekend might suggest that some shoppers are reverting to type.
Rather like the United Kingdom, Spain has got itself in an awful knot over whether and when schools should re-open to pupils and students.
As a man gets older, does he just forget how to be cool - or is it in his DNA to be reduced to little annoying sayings and ‘pat’ phrases?
Rumours abound, to the effect that if you are rich enough to afford to hire a private jet to Majorca and beyond, you’ve no need to worry about those silly rules that apply to the rest of us.
Earlier in the week a British newspaper was carrying a story regarding what Brits pack when they go on holiday abroad - as if?