In the face of rising tension locally, the Bailiff has been left no option but to submit to the mercy of the Gregorian calendar and grant islanders an additional public holiday in a desperate attempt to avoid the widespread...
Crack team rabbits colonise Radisson Special Forces hares in the fight against architectural blasphemy In January 2011 the JEP published an article “Waterfront Down” (JEP 11.01.11). The report described the bewilderment expressed by local naturalists following the discovery of a rabbit...
What price to put on saving lives? Economic development wields axe of efficiency on beach lifeguard services In recent years, Jersey Tourism has invested significantly in advertising campaigns to attract visitors to the Island. A selling point has always been the...
Banahan takes (outside) centre stage Jerseyman kicks critics into touch at Twickenham Bad news and rumour fill local headlines all too frequently. On Saturday 20th November 2010, however, the Island was given every reason to put pen to paper and write...

Building for Bin Laden

Building for Bin Laden Waterfront says “oorah!” to any mujahid with a penchant for jihad In November it was announced that the Waterfront Enterprise Board (“WEB”) had enlisted a team of anti-terrorist design experts to consult on the next phase of...

Stray flares and new chairs

Stray flares and new chairs Jersey Harbours had much to say in November On the 5th of November, it seems not all event-holders opted for conventional fireworks. For whatever reason (cost-cutting, last-minute organisation, blatant juvenile delinquency or typical Jersey tightness) some...
English through and through (for a day) Jurisdictional independence…when it suits Jersey has been at the table of European politics (albeit from outside of the EU membership) for decades. In that time, various directives and regulations have been served, to which...
Everyone. And it's no laughing matter. At the end of last month Treasury Minister, Senator Philip Ozouf, delivered to the States an unprecedented set of economic proposals, designed to steady the good ship ‘Jersey’ from 2011. The goal - to...
Or was it an 'orb'...? Spooky. In October, Deputy Kevin Lewis felt obliged to raise his concerns with fellow States members about the proposed visit to Jersey of the medium, Derek Acorah, who plans to perform at Fort Regent. Acorah gained...

Meer Mortal

A male of 'simples' pleasures whose passing has caused a conundrum This month Gallery acknowledges the male of the species. With each passing generation, the post-war male has worked hard to distance himself from the stereotypes: chauvinistic, patriarchal, sex-obsessed, etc. And...