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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Invites from 196936 viewsCourtesy of Christine Kate Spencer (now Liddy).admin
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The Pit 1967-899 viewsKay Carberry behind the bar in the Pit, with Corinne Bevan.
Pepsi & Coke only of course.
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THE PIT Friday 3rd November 196767 viewsPoster attrib to Sally Rathmell, with thanks to Jenny Shillitto (now Banbury).admin
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The PIT 201955 viewsThe PIT is still there disguised as a bookshopphilb57
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Outside the Tuck Shop653 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikew
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Outside the Tuck Shop571 viewsMucking about outside the tuck shop. Right to left Dorian Church? Ken Bird, George Molden, not sure who is attempting the splits, Bob Callahan and not sure of the rest.mikew
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Anyone we know? 512 viewsPhoto for sale on a certain online auction site.admin
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It was 50 years ago today...473 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
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Qui-si-Sana cut-out pools 1960579 viewsHere so healthy.valerie easter/snowdon/
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The Fortizza 1960470 viewsNear the Chaletvalerie easter/snowdon/
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The Chalet, Ghar-id-Dud 1960447 viewsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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St Julians 1960483 viewsFrom our roof top of Egmont Closevalerie easter/snowdon/
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Military Bay or Golden Bay 1960575 viewsThis was part of the Model Beach Exhibition to encourage tourists at the time.valerie easter/snowdon/
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Me with friends at Marsaxlokk 1960419 viewsvalerie easter/snowdon/
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BFBS Request - Patricia Graham nee Woolner564 viewsFor anyone interested, it was a request from my then-boyfriend, and the record was Elvis singing "Are You Lonesome Tonight"

Patricia Graham
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David Michael Gerrard 1946-2016 (aka Prefect)1386 viewsMy very very sad task to report David's passing on Sunday 17 January. THN Webmaster, Scholar, Sea Captain, Falklands Veteran, Friend and all round Good Bloke, he has gone to stand at the back of the big Assembly in the sky (or is it Detention?). Sahha xbien.

Dave seen here in his role as honorary member of TH ladies-who-lunch (Exeter) club, Sept 2015.

Funeral to take place at 3pm Tuesday 2nd Feb, Weston Mill Crematorium, Plymouth PL2 2EP (easy access from A38).

Please feel free to write tributes below, they can be printed out for the day.
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Tigne Summer 651113 views1 commentsRichard Knapman
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Tigne Summer 651015 views1 commentsRichard Knapman
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Tigne Summer 65936 viewsRichard Knapman
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Tigne Beach Summer 19651135 views1 commentsRichard Knapman
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Bryan & David Sanderson 1065 viewsOn a return visit in the early 70s.Prefect
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A Sign of the Times1114 viewsThe name of the school was changed in April 1969, though it contiued to be administered by the Royal Navy, along with all other service schools in Malta.
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David Norris and Richard Ball, Feb 1968.1260 viewsPrefect
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Eros Cafe Sliema, Summer 19692523 viewsPaul Wickham, Dom Busuttil-Rivers, Keith Woodcock, Dan Rowan.

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Talhandaq-ians joining the RAF 19621383 viewsFrom Bob McDonald.3 commentsPrefect
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DofE Exped Cyprus 19681081 views Including Evan Potts, Martin Powell, Robert Ross & Mr Roy Tomlinson.Prefect
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Jock Norris, Evan Potts, Chris Willmann.1172 viewsSummer 1969.Prefect
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1271 views3 commentsRichard Knapman
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Tigne 19651447 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Jane Baxter.
Middle: Mary Bishop, Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferrett.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman, Rod Deas.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 19651314 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?
Middle: Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Mary Bishop, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferret.
Front: Jane Baxter, Rod Deas.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 19651332 viewsRod Deas, John (Flash) Moore, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, Mick Gillam, Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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Tigne 19651062 viewsJohn (Flash) Moore, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferret.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
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