‘You don’t want Malta to look like any other island’

Valletta skyline

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… Read more‘You don’t want Malta to look like any other island’

Restaurant Review: underGrain refined dining

dessert at underGrain

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… Read moreRestaurant Review: underGrain refined dining

The darkness in his sexuality

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… Read moreThe darkness in his sexuality

Birżebbuġa gets double-glazing… while Valletta can’t get no sleep

Time for another rant, and this time it is personal. Most of you who have followed my writings through the years are aware of my credentials as ‘Beltija ħarxa’. Not my choice of words, but hey… if it fits. And… Read moreBirżebbuġa gets double-glazing… while Valletta can’t get no sleep

Restaurant News: Grana Restaurant opens its doors

Grana arancini al sugo

What: An invitation to the press launch of Grana restaurant. Where: In Gzira, part of the NEU collection. Why: Because I’m a pasta, pizza and risotto hound, is why. Grana Restaurant opened its doors to the press last week, so… Read moreRestaurant News: Grana Restaurant opens its doors

Designer Luke Azzopardi took Nocturnal Artefacts to London Fashion Week…

Nocturnal Artefacts

… and slayed But first, he showed off Nocturnal Artefacts in Malta, at the stunning Palazzo Falson in Mdina, which truly provided an evocative backdrop for models and outfits. Here is a sneak peak of some video captures. The entire… Read moreDesigner Luke Azzopardi took Nocturnal Artefacts to London Fashion Week…

Charles & Ron are seriously taking over New York

Charles & Ron

Like, for reals. Even Ashanti is now in love with Charles & Ron. Earlier this month, Malta’s designer darlings Charles & Ron launched their latest fashion collection during New York Fashion Week. The show was part of the Art Hearts… Read moreCharles & Ron are seriously taking over New York