Today I found paradise and had tea with Alice. Well, not really, but attending the Pink Tea Garden really did feel like I had stumbled into a fairyland. Working a high-pressure job 24 x 7, I had not realised how much I missed nature. And, a garden picnic sounded way better than your usual restaurant meal. I guess that, working a high-pressure job 24 x 7 (pretty … [Read more...] about The Pink Tea Garden
Archives for September 2019
Just add a random ‘really?!?!’ from Alex Alden and we have the X-Factor trifecta! X-Factor power is real. Just check out Queen Ira Losco’s latest release Cannonball, a new single and video with princess-in-waiting Michela, also X-Factor winner if you need reminding. This is not a drill. I repeat, not a drill. The song was written by Ira Losco and fellow X … [Read more...] about An Ira Losco & Michela collab!
We've already established I'm in love with our gorgeous capital. This week's main write-up is also dedicated to saving the Valletta skyline.. Meet writer, sailor, woman-extraordinaire Clare Francis. She sailed the Atlantic single-handedly back in 1976. Her novel Night Sky reached Number One on the Sunday Times bestseller list and was on the New York Times’ Top 10 for six … [Read more...] about ‘You don’t want Malta to look like any other island’
Valletta's newest restaurant reviewed What: underGrainWhere: The fine dining restaurant in the heart of the city Why: An invitation to review. When the lovely Gordon Borg, marketing head at AX Hotels, invited me over to try out underGrain I didn't let him ask twice. Every time I walk past the entrance to Rosselli I have felt the allure of this newest addition to the … [Read more...] about Restaurant Review: underGrain refined dining
Artist Gabriel Buttigieg's latest collection. On the last edition of the Sunday Times of Malta I ran a feature about artist Gabriel Buttigieg's latest collection, which he is showing in Gdansk, Poland. Buttigieg is one of the pioneers on Malta's visual arts scene. The Beach is a 13-strong collection of paintings that will be exhibited at the Academy of Fine Arts. … [Read more...] about The darkness in his sexuality