Military Movements Review - March

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

By David Sanchez

Although March once again proved a barren period for visits at sea, this was more than made up for by the sights on land and in the air making it a memorable month whereby we were treated to old friends and some very traditional sights.

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Military Movements Review - February

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

By David Sanchez

As the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic thankfully began to ease during the month of February, a relatively quiet month for military movements was had. Once again however, it was to be the quality of the visits as opposed to the quantity which helped to make it an interesting and not altogether run of the mill period.

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Military Movements Review: January 2021

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

By David Sanchez

It is said that during the darkest of times you find friends that will always be there for you and in this most challenging of months for Gibraltar that was certainly the case thanks to the Royal Air Force and MoD Gibraltar at large. I dedicate this blog to them with immense personal thanks.

In a month that saw the continuing rise of COVID cases and sadly a number of fatalities across our society there was little cheer to be had but the hope that the much-anticipated vaccines would be round the corner turned into a reality as shall be seen and the logistics of this were thanks to military movements. 

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Military Movements Review: December

YGTV’s article series continues - each month, David Sanchez will review military visits to the Rock. Drawing on his in-depth knowledge and photographic skills, the articles will provide readers with valuable background facts to the aircraft and vessels that pop into the Rock.

By David Sanchez

As predicted in my last article, 2020 left the best for last. A very busy month in the air was to be had as RAF transport visits continued unabated and at sea, we were treated to perhaps one of the most exciting arrivals in a very long time.

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Journey To A Dantean Inferno - Review Of M.G. Sanchez’s Gooseman

A review of M. G. Sanchez’s new novel Gooseman, published today, 9 December 2020.

By Humbert Hernandez

GOOSEMAN, the latest novel of celebrated Gibraltarian author M. G. Sanchez, is a meticulous record of a young man’s rites of passage. Set first in Gibraltar and later in the UK, it is a riveting study of a social misfit’s growth and ruin in his bid to secure an acceptable and accepted place in society.

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