The Saint, The Dragon, and The Sovereign

โš”๏ธ๐Ÿ’‚๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ‘‘๐Ÿฒ๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ”ฅ “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” G.K. Chesterton PISTRUCCI LEGACY The Italian sculptor Benedetto Pistrucci came to London early in 1816. Lady Lavinia Spencer, (Princess Diana’s great-great-great-great-great-grandmother), showed Pistrucci a wax model of St. George and…

St George & the Dragon: the Sovereign Saga

๐ŸŒน๐ŸŽโš”๏ธ๐Ÿ‰๐Ÿ”ฅ “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.” G.K. Chesterton THE SUPREME ‘Sovereign’ is a title which can be applied to the highest leader. The word is borrowed from Old French ‘souverain’, derived from the Latin ‘superฤnus’, meaning…

95 Glorious Years: Queen Elizabeth II, A Lifetime of Service

๐Ÿ‘‘๐ŸŽจ Princess Elizabeth became Queen on February 6th, 1952 and was crowned on June 2nd, 1953. However, at the time of her birth, neither Elizabeth nor her family would imagine she would someday become the Queen of Great Britain and Commonwealth. After Edward VIII unexpectedly abdicated in 1936 the crown was passed to his brother,…

Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!

March 27th 2021, live from front-row ring-side, Europa Point Stadium, Gibraltar ๐Ÿ””๐ŸฅŠ๐Ÿ””๐ŸฅŠ๐Ÿ”” THE BODY SNATCHER STRIKES AGAIN! Whyte arrived to the beat of JAWS mixed to AC/DCs ‘Back in Black’ and floored Povetkin in the fourth round of this electric rematch for the WBC Interim Heavyweight Championship belt and the pretigious Diamond belt. Whyte’s right…

We Unite As One

Gibraltar COVID-19 50p Collection At the end of 2019, news began to emerge from China that a deadly virus had been identified in the deaths of a significant number of people. As the days continued and the news of growing fatalities reached the rest of the world, it very quickly became clear that this was…

Do you believe?…

  “โ€ฆIf you believe, clap your hands.” J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan If youโ€™re ever lost, look up to the night sky and you will see stars twinkling against the deep blue yonder, and if you look for the biggest stars, you will find two that sparkle brighter than the rest. If you take the second…