BD

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Ben arrived in Jersey in 2003 and established our Gallery magazine title, determined to offer a better quality independent media offering. Holding a degree in Advertising and Marketing Communication and Masters Degree in Marketing, he builds media brands with the emphasis on brand. Ben loves mountains and is fond of penguins (the bird, not the bar).

Chasing Rainbows

A friend of mine describes ‘living the dream’ as simply having ‘wifi, a latte and a rollie’. The first time we witnessed his enjoyment...

Edito: Gallery Jersey 179

I’m in isolation. Two jabs and pretty much zero human contact in the previous week besides my family yet, somehow, a simple hug ‘hello’...

Look on the bright side.

It’s pretty much June. As I type this it’s blowing a gale outside and the hail  last night was almost biblical. As we were...

A time to have people around you.

I don’t want to tempt fate, but despite the UK being in their second lockdown, it feels as though there’s light at the end...

How deep are your hugs?!

Humans need connection. One of the most concerning things about our coronavirus isolation is the way it could affect our tactility, even beyond the...

Two Metres is a Long Way

WTAF. When I sat down to write this section just four short weeks ago, the world was a very different place. Words and actions...

Wireless Charger

Electric cars are not a new technology, the evolution of electric vehicles dates back 200 years. Of the 4192 cars sold in the USA...

Edito; The Organic Edition

It should be easy; we’re 100,000 people. Any change proposed for the common good should really be simple to implement, whether prompted under the...

The Tasting Room; The Atlantic Hotel

As a member of the local media it’s always a privilege to get an invite to a fantastic event. Since having children I’ve found less time to take...

Tuts my barreh

Thanks to the Dandy boys for this recommendation. Once it gets into your head... it never leaves. You're welcome.

Bad Blood, good cameos…

Yes, Taylor Swift. Not massively on our musical radar but since this video popped up while testing our office-mates' iTunes setup downstairs, we got...

Smiles for Uganda

A visit to Jersey from a pupil and teacher from a remote Ugandan school has helped inspire over £24,000 of fundraising. The money was...

£25,000 available for Jersey charities

Local charities are invited to apply for a share of the funds to support projects which help young people develop the financial, enterprise and...

Edito #100

The romans were badass. There are no two ways about it. As Empires go, they excelled. They managed to excel in law, war, art,...

Hello Sunshine

With panoramic views of St Aubin’s Bay and the sight of yachts gently bobbing up and down in the marina quite literally on your doorstep, this spacious apartment will leave you with plenty to gaze at through those full-height...

Dragonboats 2022

DRAGONBOAT FESTIVAL The Albert Pier. 18th September Since 1997, thousands of people in Jersey have raced dragon boats and raised more than £700,000 for Jersey Hospice Care. September saw the usual day of revelry as teams of corporates and friends alike donned...

SKIPTON BIG IDEAS: ART IN A CHANGING WORLD

Get down to the St Helier Town Church this month for a brand new immersive art exhibition featuring over 20 artworks exploring key issues affecting our community today. What do you get if you cross 40 international and local artists,...

In Recovery

What are you planning to do to look after your mental health over the coming winter? Seasonal changes can really affect how we feel. Darker and colder days make it harder to keep up the good habits that many...

Olivia Garcia

Olivia caught our eye a while back during a scroll through Instagram, where her work lights up the screen. Olivia is currently based in Bournemouth and chatted to us about her upcoming pursuit, where it all stems from and...

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