Solid as the Rock (of Gibraltar)

The stubborn, recalcitrant, headstrong Rock of Gibraltar, a financial services center, has become a byword for something unchanging and dependable, somewhere that refuses to change regardless of fad, fashion or the prevailing wind – which is undoubtedly why the Prudential insurance company uses The Rock in its logo.

A fashion photographer in love with the land

If success has taken Federico Cannata to Milan and the upper echelons of the fashion world and fashion photography – he has photographed the likes of Gigi Hadid, Kendall Jenner and Edie Campbell, as well as worked with Alberta Ferretti, Emilio Pucci and Dolce & Gabbana among other big-name brands – his heart remains in Sicily.

how to be ‘the perfect gentleman’

If you have ever felt inappropriately dressed, or would simply like to raise your sartorial game, “The Perfect Gentleman: The Pursuit of Timeless Elegance and Style in London” ($60, 224 pages), to be published by Thames & Hudson on April 20th, is undoubtedly the book for you.

Saving pets – and veterinarians

Recently retired veterinarian Gwen Sherman, a lover of horse power of both the four-legged and four-wheeled kind, reflects on a 40-year career devoted not only to compassionate care for pets but now to the alarming trend to suicide among veterinarians.


Baby orangutan hernias, lioness fractures: They’re some of the more unusual cases encountered by oncological veterinarian and Ironman Thomas Monaco of the Katonah Bedford Veterinary Center.