Tobacco sponsorship of Formula 1 is once again back in the news with the World Health Organisation (WHO) pointing a nicotine stained finger at Philip Morris International (PMI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) for their recent branding initiatives in the sport. Stewart Longhurst takes a look back at how andContinue Reading

His culinary brand has redefined rustic cooking in the UK, and his name is synonymous with ecological activism at the very highest echelons of public power, but Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is proud to say he’s never forgotten his roots. In the world of gourmet dining and culinary celebrity, it is oftenContinue Reading

I was stuck. Completely and totally and irrevocably stuck, head-first in a bank of snow at the side of the Dempster Highway. All four wheels were spinning uselessly. It was -25°C and early afternoon. It would be dark in just a few hours when the temperature would fall even further.Continue Reading

 Welcome to the Town of the City of Dawson – sign at the entrance to Dawson City (allegedly) The quirkiness that lies at the heart of the Yukon’s many charms can be summed up best by the sign that was alleged to have greeted visitors until recently. The somewhat convolutedContinue Reading

Is there enough being done to help? Is it social factors? Life in general? Or perhaps some are suffering from PTSD without realising? Peter Marshall, Stevenage “It might have something to do with the enormously gynocentric therapy industry. Most men who have been to couples counselling will testify to this. ItContinue Reading

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder can affect men in different ways, often leaving them feeling depressed and alone Steven Price Brown joined the Army Reserves at the age of 40, embarking upon a short but intense military career which saw him complete a tour of Helmand Province with The Grenadier GuardsContinue Reading

We asked the CALIBRE Facebook followers what they thought about the changing role of men in society Ian James, Herne Bay “Certain groups of men may be losing their identity, the white working class, for example, as the manufacturing sector declines. I would agree with one of the other comments –Continue Reading

We asked our panel of twelve readers their opinion on this modern day societal problem…  JOE SCHNEIDER “I can’t pick up a paper without reading that some tradition or custom has been changed. In my humble opinion, it has all gone truly mad and overboard. Is there some idiotic – ifContinue Reading