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MALTA DIARY:   TripAdvisor awards high certificate to four Malta military sites – added to a number of previous recognition awards  

  ALBERT FENECH e/mail –   Facebook:    Last year a number of major sites in Malta and Gozo all received a Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor...
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Malta Diary   An enchanting timeline of history and beauty – the ten most beautiful places in the Maltese Islands – and why

  ALBERT FENECH  e/mail – Facebook:    My Blog:   We are now approaching the month of May. Under normal circumstances the Maltese Islands would be teeming with...
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Malta Diary   Entering the Lenten period – a time for sackcloth and ashes?   It used to be – but no longer … memories of the past

ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:    My Blog: Today is Ash Wednesday. Carnival activities of boisterous merriment came to an abrupt end at midnight...
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Malta Diary   Maltese blood in the US Washington White House? Could well be!   Maltese diaspora rootin’ ‘n tootin’ for Pete Buttigieg

ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:    My Blog:   Most of the world has now heard of Pete Buttigieg, the Democrat striving to win...
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Malta Diary Carnival – time to let your hair down or is it just an excuse for wanton revelry? To be correct or incorrect – that is the question nowadays

ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:    My Blog: In a couple of weeks’ time Malta and Gozo will be celebrating their Carnival weekend –...
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Malta Diary The British Royal Navy and its impact on the Maltese Language HMS DEE and HMS DON still part of today’s Maltese tongue after almost 145 years

  ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:    My Blog:   The French Mediterranean Fleet on its way to the Battle of the Nile toward the...
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Malta Diary   If the sun shines too much outside, block it out – but deploy floor and wall tiles to bring the colour in!

ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:     My Blog:     Artistic craftsmanship has been slowly but surely dwindling and disappearing throughout the Maltese Islands, previously...
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Albert’s Favourite Malta Diary How did they die and why were they interred there? The mystery of the bones in St Gregory’s Chapel

  ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:     My Blog: On 12th March, 1969, fifty years ago, work was being carried out on the transept...
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Malta Diary   Submarine HMS Urge found on the seabed after 77 years – historic find on the misery and heartbreak of World War II around the Maltese Islands

  ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:     My Blog: On 27th April, 1942, at the height of World War II, the Royal Navy’s submarine...
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Malta Diary   Princess Elizabeth’s former villa residence to become national museum to reflect 150 years of Anglo-Maltese relations and connections to the British Royal Family

  ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:     My Blog:   After many years of procrastination in which nothing was done, the current Government announced...
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Malta Diary   A statutory wedding vow in days of yore by the groom to his bride – “I solemnly promise to take you to the Mnarja Festival every year”

  ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:     My Blog: Over the centuries the Maltese developed the knack of corrupting foreign place names in the...
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Malta Diary   Were beds as we know them today first used in Malta and Egypt? Could well be! The association between Malta and beds is lengthy and varied.

  ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:     My Blog: The Maltese Islands have a history that is latent with its connections to beds, bedding...
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Malta Diary   Did Malta’s Neolithic inhabitants prefer to worship Astarte rather than Tanit? Were sacrifices of babies and children carried out?

ALBERT FENECH   e/mail –   Facebook:     My Blog:   Worship of the Goddess-Deity TANIT stretched back to Neolithic times and filtered down to the...
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