First the good (staff) news is that our learned anthropologist,
Kirk W Huffman, has returned after a Christmas and New Year holiday break with
his wife in the UK and Germany and is now here to carry on writing his attention-grabbing
weekly "An Anthropological View" article for our weekly whiz-bang.
Not Too Good (Staff) News
The not too good (staff) news is that
our inspirational reporter, Louise Wright, has also returned to the island after
an extensive tour drive with her parents around Europe. However, unfortunately,
this talented young lady will not (for the time being) be able to carry on writing
her weekly informative "Local News" column for Saturday edition.
is starting the final course of her schooling, where she has to get top grades
to qualify for an automatic entrance into university. Therefore, Louise without
any forms of distraction whatsoever is going to have to study very hard for the
next four or five-month period. Hopefully, after Louise has passed her examines
with flying colours, she will then return to us and carry on writing her weekly
news column sometime in the summer near to July.
With The Good (Staff) News
Nonetheless, there are five capable people
here who will continue to do their very best each week for the adrenaline trill
of the story and the discipline of the deadline to provide our readers with interesting
articles and colourful pictures on simply what happens here on the unique island
Emily Kaufman will continue to provide her weekly
piece of writing on "History on Ibiza. Sinclair Newton will carry on with
his "Sober Life" article. José P Ribas will go on with his "Island
Ecology" critique. Kirk W Huffman will keep on with his "An Anthropological
View" editorial and I will continue to maintain my "Commentary"
The Good (Weather & Technicolor Light)
The weather here at present is lovely and sunny during the
day with a clear blue sky but it's still fairly chilly but dry at night when the
heavens are full of stars. The daylight this past few days has been absolutely
fantastic, especially for the people who want to take photographs or produce an
This is the perfect time of the year
to be here and enjoy the island, simply because, it smells so fresh and the current
climate in Ibiza is typical of a good quality country holiday where you fish in
the sea and not in a river.
The almond blossom and a mulitude
of wild flowers in the fields and the hedgerow are beginning to appear throughout
the countryside and shortly the whole island will be transformed into a huge technicolor
I'll put together a selection of colour pictures
for this column in next week's edition to show the folk on the outside world how
beautiful it can really look here during this period of the year in Ibiza.