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Malta Diary ‘Drake is in his hammock and a thousand miles away….’ The Maltese in the fabric of the British Royal Navy and the British Merchant Navy

 The opening stanza of the poem ‘Drake’s Drum’ heading this piece, written by Henry Newbolt at the turn of the 20th Century, was one of the first poems I...
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Malta Diary Deaths and tragedies last year; fireworks expected in 2017 2016 goes out with a bang and 2017 comes in with a bang

  Looking at the past year in retrospect, many Maltese and Gozitans will gladly say goodbye. It was certainly a tumultuous year pockmarked by deaths, accidents and some international...
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Charities

A 42 year old man from Forest Row in East Sussex who is so passionate about raising money for a local animal charity he will be spending Christmas away from his family!

FOR VIDEOS SEE BELOW:     Alone at sea for 90 days Daryl Farmer will be raising money for East Sussex Wildlife Rescue & Ambulance Service (WRAS), rowing over...
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architecture

MALTA DIARY: The antithesis of the straight and narrow – Valletta’s Strait Street – but now being restored to the path of virtue

  Malta’s capital city Valletta was built in the 16th Century by the French Knight Grandmaster Jean Parisot de la Valette who unfortunately died before witnessing the final completion...
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