** Please do not copy photos to other websites, including Facebook - post a link instead **

Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


gut~0.JPG
The Gut is being re-paved ©471 viewsPrefect
yeoprog3w800.jpg
The price of fags in 1963543 viewsTaken from this programme.2 commentsPrefect
JSP.JPG
English Curtain 2012 ©418 viewsAnd the Jews' Sally Port which has been enlarged since this time.
Prefect
angelonight.JPG
Is Nothing Sacred? ©367 viewsSt Angelo is now used for adverts. Prefect
EBW5.JPG
The Lighthouse being spruced up ©341 viewsPrefect
EBW4.JPG
The New Breakwater Bridge ©319 viewsMost Grockle Boats have to go the long way round.Prefect
EBW3.JPG
The New Breakwater Bridge ©338 viewsIt is now open to the public but you are not allowed onto the Breakwater - it says here. And no fishing either.Prefect
EBW1.JPG
The New Breakwater Bridge ©361 viewsJune 2012Prefect
STannesq.JPG
St Anne's Square ©344 viewsNow adorned with a metallic origami thingy to glorify the EU.Prefect
19763b.jpg
St Bartholomew Hospital399 viewsNot far from TH. History of Leprosy in Malta.Prefect
mdinanotice.JPG
Sitting on the wall is prohibited ...397 viewsMdina 2012 ©Prefect
mla7006-01.jpg
... Not like in the good old days!502 viewsMdina 1960 ©Prefect
parliament.JPG
New Parliament Building ©388 viewsAnother Renzo Piano design. The stone cladding will put the Duckworths to shame!Prefect
dinner.JPG
Saluting Battery ©387 viewsBeing readied for a posh dinner. June 2012.Prefect
1978-4a.jpg
The Old Fishmarket470 viewsItself a 1953 copy of the original, was demolished in 1978 to make way for the Valletta Ring Road.Prefect
1978-3c.jpg
Ouch!475 viewsThe Tritons Fountain was damaged in 1978 by staging erected for a political event.
Not repaired until 1987.
1 commentsPrefect
Rockyvale2.JPG
Rockyvale 2012 ©494 viewsNow a closed & derelict events venue, there are plans for a massive redevelopment of the whole valley up to the regional road.Prefect
Rockyvale1.JPG
Rockyvale 2012 ©559 viewsNo roller skating these days.Prefect
portelli.JPG
Villa Portelli, Kalkara. ©811 viewsResidence of the CinC Med from 1961 (after Admiralty House closed) and FO/CBF Malta from 1968 to 1979.
Now the Maritime Institute.
THN Google Map
Prefect
Gerri.JPG
Gerri in her Shop ©532 viewsIf you are in the area, do pop in for a balloon or something.
Corner of Triq l-Imsell with Triq it Turisti, Bugibba.
Prefect
NBL2.JPG
New Barrakka Lift ©720 viewsDue to open next year.4 commentsPrefect
NBL1.JPG
New Barrakka Lift ©548 viewsWorks in Progress.Prefect
ricasoli8.JPG
Fort Ricasoli ©426 viewsPrefect
ricasoli6.JPG
Fort Ricasoli ©539 viewsMain Gate & St Nicholas Chapel.Prefect
ricasoli9.JPG
Fort Ricasoli ©496 viewsIts crumbling into the sea.Prefect
ricasoli7.JPG
Fort Ricasoli © 464 viewsThe gate was open so I wandered in and managed a few shots before being firmly, if politely, escorted out.Prefect
kalkara.JPG
Kalkara ©390 viewsPrefect
salvatore.JPG
Salvatore Gate Kalkara ©454 viewsProviding a cool parking space.
As it was.
THN Google Map
Prefect
GPS.jpg
Open for Business ©412 viewsPrefect
image002~1.jpg
Gerri's Party Shop, Bugibba.530 viewsShameless advert for the new family business!Prefect
aushallcomp.jpg
Australia Hall 2011528 viewsA Grade 2 Listed Building.
© John Clark
2 commentsPrefect
Aushall1b.JPG
Australia Hall 2011403 viewsWot no roof?
© John Clark
Prefect
1050 files on 33 page(s) 10