From bullfighting to Kung Fu fighting

When matadors fight back… and, no, not against the bulls

Keep it clean!

Column Giles Brown rips into littering lake-goers

Taking a look at Life on Marbs

It’s life, Jim, but not as we know it…

Road rage

Mad summer motorists get Giles Brown hot under the collar

Happily ever after

Giles Brown (a bachelor) dishes out some matrimonial advice ...

Bad Car Karma

There’s something about Giles Brown and his motors that doesn’t quite connect

Going to blazes

Giles Brown escapes an inferno and for once it wasn’t his sex that was on fire

Bye bye beardy

After two and a bit years of sporting a beard, columnist Giles Brown decides to go clean shaven for the summer

Too sexy for my shirt…

Giles Brown has 50 shades of fun

You’ve come a long way, Baby

Giles Brown takes a look back on 30 years on the Costa del Sol

The last boy racer

Giles Brown back on the road with a new set of wheels

Russian invasion

Ah, springtime at last – sunlight, flowers in bloom and… brawling fishermen

13th-century man

No car, heating or electricity… is this the dark ages?

I’m too sexy for my shirt…

Incest, folk-dancing and naked calendars: three activities that aren’t recommended

Happy birthday to me!

Columnist Giles Brown on his big birthday surprise

The rain man of Istan

Giles Brown avoids a soaking and finds a new career as a Gondolier

Desperately seeking Santa

The heart-warming tale of Father Christmas - A.K.A Giles Brown - and the sexy elf

Farewell, old fiend

Giles Brown on the final demise of his troublesome car

Call me a road racist but …

Why the new-style licence plates drive Giles Brown round the bend

Halloween horrors and agave agro

Columnist Giles Brown on how to deal with trick or treaters and his infamous big plant

Big cat diaries and Ebola baloney

If you think you’ve spotted the Beast of Bodmin it’s only Isis of Istan, Giles’ AWOL black cat

A bridge too far…

Giles Brown thinks that San Pedro has enough chaos without a new bridge

What lies beneath

Columnist Giles Brown explores the oddities exposed by his rapidly-disappearing reservoir

Water, water anywhere?

Columnist Giles Brown on the weather and Russell Crowe

Part II: Once more unto the beach

Marbella ‘playa’-boy Giles Brown concludes his two-part series on how to navigate beach etiquette

‘Playa’-boy of the western world

In the first of a two-part series, columnist Giles Brown has the low-down on how to survive Marbella’s beach etiquette


Construction of ‘green’ neighbourhood in Malaga likely to resume after years of inaction

PLANS to build a sustainable neighbourhood in El Duende, Malaga, look set to restart after grinding to a halt years ago.