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!


Summer Blog: The deafening sound of summer!

Mallorcans nor the Spanish in general, ever do anything quietly do they?

Frank Leavers 16/09/2021 12:54


Confidential: My family's match of the day - Football or tennis?

What do you think was the most exiting part of Frank Leavers' sporting day?

Frank Leavers 15/09/2021 10:51


Frank Talking: Some home thoughts from abroad

Has anyone else noticed that our television screens are nowadays filled with programmes regarding almost all parts of Britain’s countryside and coasts?

Frank Leavers 10/09/2021 11:02


Summer Blog: Can you please put yourself away - Thank You!

"I was persuaded to go along to the local swimming Lido - Big mistake!"

Frank Leavers 09/09/2021 12:02


Confidential: An Indian summer? Plus - M&S abandon suits and mucky masks!

Why did this improvement in the weather always turn-up just as all the kids went back to school after the long summer break even my childhood?

Frank Leavers 08/09/2021 11:42


Frank Talking: Let's get ready to mumble!

Is it true that we Brits still pay much-too-much attention as to how a person speaks?

Frank Leavers 03/09/2021 10:41


Summer Blog: Garden centres: Be still my beating heart!

What did garden centres do to Frank Leavers? He visited three different garden centres about ten times in total.

Frank Leavers 02/09/2021 14:15


Frank Leavers: Keeping it in the family!

"I don’t think that we become bad tempered per-se as we get older, do we?"

Frank Leavers 27/08/2021 11:01


Frank talking: Has work become redundant?

Frank Leavers coments on the serious shortage of labour in the UK at the moment. Was it as unforeseen as we are told?

Frank Leavers 20/08/2021 13:13


Summer Blog: After a day at the beach - the dance of the seven veils!

So my friends, how would you explain this activity to a visiting Martian?

Frank Leavers 19/08/2021 12:06


Frank Leavers: Speaking ‘Spanglish’ and other linguistic traumas!

Frank have been displaying some Mallorcan acquired driving habits in southern England...

Frank Leavers 13/08/2021 12:58


Frank Leavers: This Olympic sporting life and other mysteries!

Has the inclusion of sports in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics gone too far?

Frank Leavers 06/08/2021 11:54


Summer Blog: I’m out and about in Blighty!

"We have yet to even start but I fear that the die-is-cast for the rest of the trip already"

Frank Leavers 05/08/2021 12:26


Confidential: There's no place like home, wherever you are!

"I have already noticed a good few differences in the way things happen here as opposed to Mallorca."

Frank Leavers 04/08/2021 11:11


Frank Leavers: Is it possible to win or lose with good grace, yet still care?

Has sport become soulless? Frank Leavers reflects on the slow death of sporting heroism and unselfishness.

Frank Leavers 30/07/2021 11:47


Summer Blog: My gym shame and other embarrassments!

Find out what happened during Frank Leavers' first experience in a gym.

Frank Leavers 29/07/2021 09:58