Goodbye Valletta, goodbye Strickland House…


  It has been a while since I posted here. In fact, apologies for the less than wow layout as I could barely remember how to use this blessed thing. But some things can’t be allowed to pass us by unremarked. And the move of Allied Newspapers headquarters from the iconic Strickland House on St […]


Their journey through their eyes


This review was first published on the Sunday Times of Malta’s Culture section.  It’s all in the eyes. A cliche? Maybe, but it sure describes the essence of Darrin Zammit Lupi’s photography publication, Isle Landers. Eyes that look haunted, scared, relieved, excited… eyes that make us live a thousand lives. The lives of those who […]


Something to make me jealous this morning…

Cruise Liner arrives at Valletta port

Walking into Valletta on the way to work this came into view. Lucky, lucky tourists who get to spend the day just meandering around the city. Unless Capitan Schettino happens to be at the helm, of course.    


Upper Barrakka lift in Valletta

valletta lift in progress

Works on The Upper Barrakka lift


No writer’s block with these…


Source: via Susan on Pinterest


Happy St Paddy’s!

Happy st Patrick's

  Couldn’t resist this


Because curves are good


Source: via Ramona on Pinterest  


Nostalgia: Jaws screening, circa 1975

Jaws original screening

Thanks to Petra Lindsay for unearthing this gem and for giving me permission to use it here. The photo was taken at the original Embassy cinema in Valletta, when cinema-going was in its heyday and a weekend trip to one of the many cinema halls necessitated the following items: 1. Thermos flask full of tea […]