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A Room With A View for The Wandering Blue

Last Updated on October 1, 2022

Tony Farrell’s arrest and  imprisoned in Gibraltar for contempt of court.

by Tony Farrell

On Tuesday 19th January 2021, the Royal Gibraltar Police saw fit to use social media to compile a little ditty about an UNLAWFUL arrest they had just made. While their poem may not have named names, their partners in crime, the GBC announced that Anthony Farrell, alias the Cathartic Monkey and / or The Wandering Blue, had been sent to prison for five days for contempt of court.

The above is far from THE END OF THE STORY, it’s just the end of the beginning of the story.

Contrary to their media message, the biased one-sided RGP story, bragging about their finest custody cell, does not really wash with me. So to set the record straight, this Wandering Blue, who knows how much the police service idolise their colour-coded matrices, has marked their performance scorecard for them. Call it feedback for the parts of the criminal justice system, disaffected in these testing times.


This is an adaption of Tony Farrell’s post on Defending-Gibraltar (5 February 2021).