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The lawn is always greener

This week I heard someone say they had Covid. Just when you thought it was all over, someone uses the word and memories come flooding back.  The cough, being...

Absence and fondness

I saw an Instagram reel the other day where the aspiring parent-influencing content creator claimed that holidays aren’t holidays once you have children; you just spend time looking after your kids in a different location. I suppose that’s true, to an extent. Regardless, like many islanders with children, we hot-foot it onto a ferry or plane at half term to make use of those precious moments away from the school run. I’m finishing up this edition while being asked what’s for dinner, but in France. Magnifique. 

Here come the girls.

I’m not a fan of LinkedIn. I imagine it to be a den of...

Light after the darkness.

We’ve just had Black Friday. No, Black Week. Black month?!I swear I’ve had more...

We’re all Wealthy.

If you’re between 45 and 50 or into movies, you’re probably familiar with the...

In Bloom

It’s been almost thirty years since the album Nevermind, the album that features the Nirvana song In Bloom. If you’re watching Pam and Tommy...

Dark shoppers.

Our local retailers have had a terrible time over the last 18 months. Not only have the pandemic restrictions prevented them opening and being...

Politics by Design

We keep Gallery apolitical. Taking a pop at politicians is like shooting fish in a barrel and would muddy the focus of our lighthearted...

Open to ideas

This is officially the last edition before we grow up. When the sun sets on the 31st August, Gallery will be waiting nervously for...

Seeing Stars

Stardom is something that gets thrust upon  us as a collective aspiration from an early age. Pop stars, rock stars, sports stars; all people...

Printed Matters

This edition of Gallery marks eighteen years in print for Gallery. That’s seventeen years and nine months more than I’d initially intended. When we...

Audience Engagement

If you were born the first month we published Gallery, you’ll be coming up to your eighteenth birthday this September. It’s a double-egded sword...

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...

A design for life. 

We promoted and ran a Student Art Awards for many years but it fizzled out before lockdown. I miss it. It’s therefore a pleasure...

Howdy Partner

It’s great to have someone in your corner. Whether it’s a romantic significant other, a business partner, dance partner or a sporting companion. Annie...

A fire…. for water

We’ve gone elemental for this edition, seeking a blaze and ending up in the ocean. In pursuit of trailblazers, we somehow ended up with...

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’...

Light after the darkness.

We’ve just had Black Friday. No, Black Week. Black month?!I swear I’ve had more emails offering me 35–60% off at seemingly every retailer I’ve...

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...

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