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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Postcard Spinola512 viewsProbably 1950s.Prefect
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Politics 2451 viewsPro - Integration meeting 1955. Qui-Si-Sana.Prefect
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Politics 1445 viewsAnti- Socialist meeting 1958Prefect
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'Earth spinning on water' 2008447 viewsThis has appeared on the Promenade ,Balluta Bay with the words taken from a native American proverb. 2 commentsjane banks
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More Male Bonding440 viewsDockyard Officers Xmas Bash 1952/3.
Phill Rose
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Msida Church and Marina 2008388 viewsjane banks
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Msida Creek 2008483 views3 commentsjane banks
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Royal Visit May 1954435 viewsMore shots in the album Royal Visit 1954Prefect
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Pieta Creek 1960s541 viewsRFA Fort Duquesne and RASC launches.Prefect
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Looking down Dingli Street to Tower Road 2008518 viewsDingli Street seems to have got narrower over the years. The telephone box is just an old novelty now, but it does have all it's glass intact !2 commentsjane banks
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George's Store,top of Dingli Street ,2008507 viewsIn the 50s ,every Saturday morning I took our 'grocery' list here. The shop is still owned by the same family.jane banks
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Sliema 1952503 viewsLooking straight down Dingli Street.Prefect
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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga759 views3 commentsPrefect
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Comino - The Blue Lagoon.585 viewsGetting a bit crowded.Prefect
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Marsaxlokk Panorama512 views3 commentsPrefect
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More Development449 viewsSmartCity - a high tech business park being built between Fort Rinella and Fort St Rocco.Prefect
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And talking of good bookshops ...526 views... another one bites the dust as Sapienzas is taken over by a chain store.1 commentsPrefect
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A Leaving Party 1958ish601 viewsOn an RFA?
Phill Rose
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Local Transport533 viewsAt Ghajn Tuffieha 1952
Phill Rose
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Tal Handaq makes the A-Z426 viewsAcknowledgments to The mAZe.
15 Euros from all good booksellers.
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Tigne 2008516 viewsShowing the last of the Barracks, the excavations for the "Fort Cambridge" development, a glimpse of Cambridge Battery and the almost finished "Tigne Point" development.Prefect
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Bighi 2008452 viewsSome parts restored and in use, others left to crumble.
Despite the presence of the Heritage Dept, there is no acknowledgement of its former function.
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Manoel Island Bridge618 viewsWhich used to be the gateway to roller skating, swimming, sailing etc2 commentsPrefect
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Manoel Island Cinema?733 viewsThe security man wouldnt let me go any closer.
Was this where the strains of "Good Old Fred" would be heard every time Mr Quimby's name rolled by in the credits?
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Mellieha 2008499 viewsCompare with the 1964 View.
In the foreground is the Ghadira, a marshy area turned into a nature reserve.
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Another sort of water wheel! - 1959525 viewsThis poor old blindfold donkey spent his dizzy days beside the road to St Paul's Bay.Old-Bat
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Anchor Bay497 viewsCarefully avoiding the tourist "attraction".
No sign of any anchors except one made of polystyrene.
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But if you must ...439 viewsPrefect
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The Red Tower, Marfa Ridge.412 viewsNow restored and open to the public but not on Wednesday afternoons.Prefect
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St Edward's College394 viewsFormerly the Zabbar (or Cottonera) Military Hospital.Prefect
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Zabbar Gate574 viewsOr Cottonera Gate, or Notre Dame Gate, or Bieb is Sultan.
His Nibs the newly restored Nicolao Cotoner presiding.
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Dockyard Creek516 viewsViewed from the roof of Verdala Barracks.Prefect
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