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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Then & Now
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All the best from Farsons 23 views1960s ad. Reads "Simonds Farsons Cisk is the largest and most up to date industry on the island" !!2 commentsadmin12/06/19 at 14:00admin: Prices varied - you clearly went to the best water...
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All the best from Farsons 23 views1960s ad. Reads "Simonds Farsons Cisk is the largest and most up to date industry on the island" !!2 commentsadmin12/06/19 at 12:40Ivan: Lovely stuff! If I recall correctly in the mid-60s...
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Filming The Malta Story 1952792 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
More about it here.
4 commentsPrefect11/06/19 at 18:57admin: Shame no-one has made another film in all this tim...
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Filming The Malta Story 1952792 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
More about it here.
4 commentsPrefect11/06/19 at 08:59Ivan: Yes, lots of weaknesses in the film, but the shots...
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Filming The Malta Story 1952792 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
More about it here.
4 commentsPrefect11/05/19 at 18:49admin: Agreed Ivan. I was never happy with Muriel Pavlov ...
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Filming The Malta Story 1952792 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
More about it here.
4 commentsPrefect11/05/19 at 15:03Ivan: I always thought Alec Guinness was mis-cast in his...
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Triton Fountain 1960s64 viewsAfter Kingsgate became Citygate (1964).2 commentsadmin11/03/19 at 17:27admin: Thanks Ivan, I do actually own that postcard. Pref...
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Triton Fountain 1960s64 viewsAfter Kingsgate became Citygate (1964).2 commentsadmin11/03/19 at 09:12Ivan: Well done, admin! A very nice contrast with the tw...
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The old Vernon Club576 viewsNow the Central Bank.
Eric Hartley
1 commentsPrefect08/06/19 at 19:35Military Brat: The Old Vernon Club with the Barber Shop located d...
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Batman breadmobile229 viewscirca 1980? Anyone remember this?1 commentsadmin02/01/19 at 21:26admin: It was registered 22095 and subsequently K-2095. I...
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Tigne Court Hotel467 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:22admin: Many an hour spent in the Anchor Bar beneath (the ...
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Tigne Court Hotel467 viewsNow closed.2 commentsPrefect08/18/18 at 18:16Mitch Hinde: It may have been a bit run down and only three sta...
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Exiles Beach613 viewsPostcard. Aka Balluta Rocks c/w the Green Shed.2 commentsPrefect07/11/18 at 12:04admin: However, the theory re Russian exiles is disputed ...
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Fishers of men326 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 17:42admin: No, New Testament. I forget gospel & verse but it&...
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Fishers of men326 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadmin07/02/18 at 16:35Sailor Boy: NT? National Trust?
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.286 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 18:05Nick Woodley: I think its after 1967 as the city gate does not l...
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.286 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 14:56Martin Powell: Intriguing to try and date it. I think the buildin...
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Aerial view Manoel Is, Valletta and old Tigne.286 views1980s postcard.3 commentsadmin04/21/18 at 14:01phillrose: Great picture, looks as though the destruction of ...
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Tigne & Sliema Creek933 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.5 commentsPrefect01/30/18 at 09:23kenneth c proudlove: Alan, i still remember the Sicily trip, excellent ...
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Are there cows in Malta?447 views3 commentsMartin Powell01/24/18 at 21:02pixelshot: They ued to keep them in the lage caves in the 195...
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Tigne & Sliema Creek933 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.5 commentsPrefect01/24/18 at 15:19pixelshot: Hello Kenneth so your in OZ now... l was with you ...
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Things are looking UP !!723 viewsThe building of the huge 38-storey tower proposed by the Gasan Group is set to have a dramatic impact on views enjoyed by pedestrians strolling along Ghar id-Dud, the Sliema promenade, apart from breaking the skyline when viewed from as far away as Rinella Bay in Kalkara.

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9 commentsadmin08/13/17 at 11:28phillrose: I was looking round a photographic display in the ...
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Things are looking UP !!723 viewsThe building of the huge 38-storey tower proposed by the Gasan Group is set to have a dramatic impact on views enjoyed by pedestrians strolling along Ghar id-Dud, the Sliema promenade, apart from breaking the skyline when viewed from as far away as Rinella Bay in Kalkara.

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9 commentsadmin08/09/17 at 14:36Grahame Cain: This is just ghastly! It will be visible from Gozo...
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Things are looking UP !!723 viewsThe building of the huge 38-storey tower proposed by the Gasan Group is set to have a dramatic impact on views enjoyed by pedestrians strolling along Ghar id-Dud, the Sliema promenade, apart from breaking the skyline when viewed from as far away as Rinella Bay in Kalkara.

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9 commentsadmin08/07/17 at 12:30admin: A paradox, a paradox, a most ingenious paradox...h...
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Things are looking UP !!723 viewsThe building of the huge 38-storey tower proposed by the Gasan Group is set to have a dramatic impact on views enjoyed by pedestrians strolling along Ghar id-Dud, the Sliema promenade, apart from breaking the skyline when viewed from as far away as Rinella Bay in Kalkara.

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9 commentsadmin08/07/17 at 11:41phillrose: A comment was made with regard to Singapore which ...
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Sheep (Not Shoats!)479 viewsWied il-Ghasel near Mosta.4 commentsPrefect07/29/17 at 02:58admin: ....or do they? See WIKI
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Malta National Archives Memory Project409 viewsI work at the National Archives of Malta, on the Memorja (National Memory) project. I am conducting oral history interviews with British ex-servicemen/women and their families, who came to Malta after WWII. I was directed towards this fantastic website, and wondered if there was anybody who would like to speak to me about their experiences of being in Malta. By after WWII I mean any decade really! It would be great to have a variety of different decades if possible.

For people who are interested my email address is sandra.blake@gov.mt. I would be happy to provide additional information on the project and be very grateful for any assistance you are able to give.

Thank you and kind regards,

Sandra Blake

(More detail in comments below).
2 commentsadmin07/06/17 at 15:47Martin Powell: ....../ contd - The long-term goal for Memorja is ...
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Malta National Archives Memory Project409 viewsI work at the National Archives of Malta, on the Memorja (National Memory) project. I am conducting oral history interviews with British ex-servicemen/women and their families, who came to Malta after WWII. I was directed towards this fantastic website, and wondered if there was anybody who would like to speak to me about their experiences of being in Malta. By after WWII I mean any decade really! It would be great to have a variety of different decades if possible.

For people who are interested my email address is sandra.blake@gov.mt. I would be happy to provide additional information on the project and be very grateful for any assistance you are able to give.

Thank you and kind regards,

Sandra Blake

(More detail in comments below).
2 commentsadmin07/06/17 at 15:44admin: This is an overview of the sort of thing I’m looki...
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Tigne & Sliema Creek933 viewsPostcard. After the Army & Navy had gone.5 commentsPrefect05/16/17 at 11:01kenneth c proudlove: Not to mention, Hms Woodbridge haven, and five or ...
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Plevna Hotel, Then & Now.541 viewsHughes Hallett Street, Tigne.
Named after Colonel Henry or The Captain?
2 commentsPrefect03/25/17 at 14:21DZ5591: Same with us: on arrival (1947) we were in the Ple...
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Plevna Hotel, Then & Now.541 viewsHughes Hallett Street, Tigne.
Named after Colonel Henry or The Captain?
2 commentsPrefect03/15/17 at 18:04Nick Woodley: We stayed in the Plevna for about a month in Nov 1...
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Early 60s films of Malta495 viewsLinks to four films taken by the Stubbs family (no sound).

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TWO

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FOUR

Don Stubbs
1 commentsadmin03/05/17 at 00:31admin: Some footage of hols in Italy/Sicily may have crep...
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