Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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A well known politician 1976515 views2 commentsPrefect
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Military Bay 1958603 views2 commentsPrefect
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Horses at Ta'Xbiex420 viewsPostcard 1950s. RFA Eddyfirth at left.Prefect
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Day out on dad's dockyard launch457 views I am at the stern and he seems to be laying down the law to someone, probably me.
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Swimming in Sliema Creek.540 viewsThe large building on the left is the boathouse. The sign on the top corner reads 36 HAA Regiment RA.
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Building on Manoel Island410 viewsPrefect
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The Old Naval Bakery401 viewsPhoto Ewart White Prefect
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The Gardjola, L'Isla Point412 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Wembley Ice Cream536 viewsFactory at Gzira opened 1937.Prefect
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Empire Stadium Gzira4541 viewsLater known as The Stadium. Used mostly for football matches (and greyhound racing) and hosted the home matches of the Maltese national football team and also hosted the final of the Maltese Cup. The stadium was able to hold 30,000 spectators and originally opened in 1922. It was notorious for its sandy pitch. It hosted its final game in 1981, being replaced by the modern Ta' Qali Stadium.2 commentsPrefect
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Rediffusion419 viewsStarted in 1935 and was nationalised under you know who in 1975.Prefect
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Salina Bay Hotel520 viewsOpened 1968, rebuilt and renamed Coastline in 1994, extended 2002, despite the smell from the saltpans!1 commentsPrefect
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Salina Bay Hotel383 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Manoel Island402 viewsPhoto Ewart WhitePrefect
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Our Favourite Barracks825 viewsPhoto Ewart White7 commentsPrefect
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A nice bit of Xemxija382 viewsPrefect
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The North West Coast364 viewsFrom Rdum tal-MadonnaPrefect
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Dragonara & St George's473 viewsPrefect
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Sliema Wanderers Training Pitch569 viewsOn top of The Point. Taken a couple of years ago, that bit is finished now.1 commentsPrefect
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The Point, Tigne Street Entrance.538 viewsIs this where the Guardroom was?1 commentsPrefect
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Pwales Valley496 viewsThe block in the distance is the Radisson Blu Resort & Spa at what I still call Military Bay.Prefect
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Qui Si Sana Children's Playground594 views5 commentsPrefect
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St Thomas Tower built 1614 (Wignacourt)366 viewsNow totally cut off from the sea by the derelict Jerma Palace Hotel.Prefect
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The Coast Near Hal Far344 viewsHasan's Cave is somewhere round here but someone has removed the signposts so I couldn't find it.Prefect
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The Palace Gets a Facelift477 viewsBehind some clever tarpaulins.4 commentsPrefect
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Cable Sign - Hay Wharf409 viewsView from Ta'Xbiex 2009.1 commentsMartin Powell
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Band of the Armed Forces Malta389 viewsPrefect
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Royal Malta Yacht Club, Ta'Xbiex.388 viewsAnd the "Black Pearl" Restaurant, which probably has no connection with Errol Flynn, though it did have a role in Popeye. Prefect
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"A Distant View Of Mdina, Malta"378 viewsEdward Lear 1866. Oil on Canvas.
Mosta Dome on the left - Wied il-Ghasel.
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Off the beaten track331 viewsView from Mtahleb. Who says Malta isnt green in summer?Prefect
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Mtahleb Chapel396 viewsOnce painted by Edward Lear, but it needs doing again!Prefect
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New Statues at Marsaxlokk376 viewsProbably ceramic like the ones in Bisazza Street.Prefect
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