Malta’s theatre – a state of play We are all in agreement that Simone Spiteri’s seminal work Appuntamenti was a game-changer on the Maltese theatre scene. Only… was it, really? It certainly opened up the gates for potential change. It… Read moreAppuntamenti – so did it really change the game?
You know, as a thank you for all they have to put up with through the years. Notte Bianca invariably evokes contradictory feelings in me. On the one hand, as a Valletta citizen I am hyper-aware of the inconveniences caused… Read moreHow about a Notte Bianca just for Valletta residents?
Did women’s rights just take a deeper dive in Malta’s law courts? Things I learnt yesterday. Until age 20, you are at perfect liberty to get absolutely wasted. And, while wasted, you are also at liberty to assault anyone with… Read moreSexually assaulted ‘for no good reason’
We’ve already established I’m in love with Valletta. This week’s main write-up is also dedicated to our gorgeous capital. Meet writer, sailor, woman-extraordinaire Clare Francis. She sailed the Atlantic single-handedly back in 1976. Her novel Night Sky reached Number One… Read more‘You don’t want Malta to look like any other island’
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
Or why we still need Pride Pride Week sailed by in a fabulous rainbow of souls last week, happily without incident. We don’t need Pride anymore, so many people tell me. ‘They’ got all their rights, ‘they’ can even get… Read moreQueers are from Venus