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As seen on TV: Giles revels in his newfound celebrity status after stint on Marbella exposé

It has been noted more than once, but I have the face for radio. Except for May, when the unsuspecting viewing public of Marbella...

Bucket brigade: Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the water

WITH the reservoir now almost full after the recent, much needed rains, and the Casita finally dried out after flooding caused by the aforementioned...

Wind of change: Two sides of the ecologist movement clash as Spain debates renewable energy

OUCH! Another electric bill arrived today as more evidence of the skyrocketing price of energy.  Electricity costs have quadrupled - yes quadrupled! - from February...

Olive Press columnist Giles Brown celebrates another year on the clock

THERE is nothing quite like celebrating a birthday in mid-January. As the rest of Spain pledges never to touch a drop, go vegan, enroll at...

The Christmas clear out – How Olive Press columnist Giles Brown spent the festive season

I HAVE always been keen on maintaining my Christmas traditions. Once again, I spent most of the Christmas and New Year period at the...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: The 80-something ramblings of a British expat in Spain

I have danced with the Grim Reaper many times during my life and have always remained one step ahead. He is still waiting for the...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: The ramblings of an 80-something British expat in Spain

AFTER the first couple of years of spicy married life, we decided we needed something else to occupy some of our free time, so...

SPANISH BEACH?: You can keep it

SUMMER is here and like the much maligned and misunderstood lemmings of popular folklore most of Spain flocks to the shoreline every summer August is...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the 80-somthing ramblings of an expat in Spain

AGEING is simply an attitude of mind. Think young and you will inherit the flame of eternal youth. Whoever said that, was as bonkers as Boris. As...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the 80-something ramblings of an expat in Spain

THE sign on the fortune teller's tent read, 'Closed due to unforeseen circumstances'. This solidly enhanced my lifelong belief that soothsayers such as Nostradamus, Cassandra,...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the 80-something ramblings of an expat in Spain

Decided to send an email to the Olive Press owner, Jon Clarke, and thank him for allowing this 'Old Hack' to take up valuable...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the 80-something ramblings of an expat in Spain

YOU know you're old when watching TV programmes involving, 'well-known' personalities, and you don't recognise any of them. And to ensure you have no bolt-hole...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the 80-something ramblings of an expat in Spain

To all fellow retired ex-pats. Eat drink and be merry. Enjoy life in this beautiful country we now call home, the last leg of...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the 80-something ramblings of an expat in Spain

V-DAY SPECIAL JUST been informed my COVID vaccination will happen tomorrow. Wow! Haven't been so excited since my first sexual experience, handling a set of playing...

OLD HACK IN THE SUN: Benny Davis with the ramblings of an 80-something expat in Spain

OVER the centuries, us Brits have maintained our traditional stiff upper lip through a multitude of catastrophic situations. Don’t panic, keep calm, keystone foundation...

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