Frank Leavers
Frank Leavers

Frank has been writing a number of different columns for the Bulletin for almost 16 years; in that time he has also worked as a radio and television presenter in Mallorca. He has a background in the press, media, politics and public affairs that goes back to the early 1980’s. Alas, he’s getting grumpier as he gets older!


Is the ‘expat’ life becoming redundant in the modern world?

What will the profile of British expatriates living here be like in the future?

Frank Leavers 10/03/2022 12:50


Films in English from Friday 4 March

Gotham City's Dark Knight returns to the big screen! - Don't forget there is on competition to win free movie tickets. Click here for details.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers 04/03/2022 10:32


The day will come when life will be boring once again - I hope!

"Apart from the odd glimmer of positivity, nothing, yet nothing, could be described as good news at the moment..."

Frank Leavers 03/03/2022 13:10


Just as we were thinking that our problems were all behind us!

"This week in my ‘Confidential’ column I will be desperately trying to find lighthearted subjects in which to engage myself in..."

Frank Leavers 02/03/2022 11:42


Films in English from Friday 25 February

Ocimax and CineCiutat are showing The Godfather for its 50th Anniversary. Check out showtimes. Also find out what else is playing. Don't forget there is on competition to win free movie tickets. Click here for details.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers 25/02/2022 10:14


I'm all windswept and interesting!

Could it be that we are all just overreacting to changing weather patterns that are quite usual at this time of year?

Frank Leavers 23/02/2022 11:54


Films in English from Friday 18 February

Four new films are being screened in Palma this weekend.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers 18/02/2022 10:29


It's always the little things that get on your nerves!

"Am I the only person around who can be pathetically irritated by a pop song that is played on the wireless over-and-over again?"

Frank Leavers 16/02/2022 12:31


Comment: Ukraine - who will blink first?

The democracies of Europe must be feeling very nervous at the moment, not knowing what the Russians have in mind at any given time.

Frank Leavers 15/02/2022 10:33


Ahoy there! A new pirate at the helm!

The 120 strong staff team at Pirates are already planning this years entertainment programme.

Frank Leavers 12/02/2022 11:05


Films in English from Friday 11 February

Two new releases this weekend and also tickets on sale now for Death on the Nile (18/2).

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers 11/02/2022 09:31


As I was saying before being so rudely interrupted!

Frank Leavers' views on some of the stories of the week.

Frank Leavers 10/02/2022 11:03


Fuel costs: A proper crisis. Plus, the cost of cars and Valentine's Day!

As you can imagine this latest ‘crisis’ is both alarming and real, unlike some of the other various scare stories that take hold for approximately one week.

Frank Leavers 09/02/2022 10:42


Films in English from Friday 4 February

Two new films released this weekend in Palma and Marratxi. Also tickets on sale for next week's film Uncharted starring Holland, Wahlberg and Banderas.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers 04/02/2022 09:00


Whatever happened to discretion and self effacement?

"Do you get the feeling sometimes that those who obsess about how they interact with life, need to get just that - a life?"

Frank Leavers 03/02/2022 11:43


Do you 'know your onions' and believe - 'A stitch in time saves nine'?

Believe it or not, one of the English languages most expressive phrases has come back into fashion, mainly because of the carryings-on at Downing Street recently.

Frank Leavers 02/02/2022 11:28


Films in English from Friday 28 January

This week we show the wonderful film Belfast. Also we continue with Will Smith, Bradley Cooper and Benedict Cumberbatch on the big screen.

Christina BuchetFrank Leavers 28/01/2022 09:00