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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last comments - Then & Now
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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?
7 commentsPrefect05/01/15 at 10:27alexm: Does anybody remember what was the name if this Ci...
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No1 Dock503 views3 commentsPrefect04/30/15 at 15:33phillrose: Could be early 50's, as I do not see any exte...
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No1 Dock503 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 18:44Prefect: Could be anytime 50s- 60s before the Dockyard tugs...
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No1 Dock503 views3 commentsPrefect04/29/15 at 15:48phillrose: Early 50's ?
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Spinola in the Sixties593 viewsPostcard1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 22:00MacHead: A bus terminus in those days. How different it loo...
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The Riviera in 2005680 views1 commentsPrefect02/12/15 at 21:08MacHead: Hotel Martinique, named after the British family M...
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Orpheum Gzira531 views1 commentsPrefect01/16/15 at 18:26Bernard Derrick: I remember it well. We lived in Belvedere Road in ...
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A (vivid) memory of Mdina483 viewsThis is Casa Mdina, Wesgha Ta’ Sant’ Agata, Mdina. This is where our Eng Lit master lived. He invited his Upper 6th class one evening for a literary soiree (his phrase, not mine), and whilst readings were being delivered to and by the guests I recall having a cosy time on this balcony with a young lady. My Eng Lit A-level grade was not good…1 commentsIvan12/21/14 at 19:54Martin Powell: That master being Mr (Bill) Alexander. From your d...
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Anglo Maltese League797 viewsIn Merchants Street. Now a restaurant, formerly a club.2 commentsPrefect11/19/14 at 20:50fifla1973: A great place that I regularly visit when staying ...
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Tigne Barracks 1965715 viewsBoathouse & slipway from our balcony.1 commentsDavid Robinson11/17/14 at 15:54phillrose: Just found this great set of pics of Tigne. Our fl...
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St Luke's 1950535 viewsProbably RFA Nasprite at left.1 commentsPrefect10/25/14 at 13:20robinwilliams: Almost certainly the Nasprite she was there in 195...
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The Coast Road © 460 viewsthrough Bahar ic Caghaq is being dualled.1 commentsPrefect09/10/14 at 20:46Chris Howells: I tried walking up there last Saturday (06.09.2014...
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Hotel Riviera/Martinique, Ghajn Tuffieha.751 viewsWas it ever that swish?2 commentsPrefect08/27/14 at 20:15Prefect: And the name now belongs to the restaurant down on...
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Hotel Riviera/Martinique, Ghajn Tuffieha.751 viewsWas it ever that swish?2 commentsPrefect08/27/14 at 16:25MacHead: Named after the Martin family who owned and ran it...
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"The Umbrellas"717 views7 commentsPrefect08/22/14 at 01:54Martin Powell: Yanoh.
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"The Umbrellas"717 views7 commentsPrefect08/21/14 at 11:56Prefect: Minx Estate but not a Husky.
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"The Umbrellas"717 views7 commentsPrefect08/21/14 at 01:30Martin Powell: Hillman Minx ; Borgward Isabella. Phone box much t...
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Anglo Maltese League797 viewsIn Merchants Street. Now a restaurant, formerly a club.2 commentsPrefect08/08/14 at 21:15Ivan: There is an adjacent post (as I write this) about ...
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Some life returns to the Gut © 505 viewsIf somewhat overpriced.2 commentsPrefect08/07/14 at 08:39Prefect: Looks good. Used to be Nani's Music shop, muc...
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Some life returns to the Gut © 505 viewsIf somewhat overpriced.2 commentsPrefect08/07/14 at 08:30Ivan: But opposite, on South Street, is the bar/restaura...
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Rockyvale Cafe Paceville618 viewsSite of Rockyvale today.3 commentsrobinwilliams07/30/14 at 16:24kathyb: Loved Rockyvale - spent a lot of time there - very...
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"The Umbrellas"717 views7 commentsPrefect07/30/14 at 15:50kathyb: Loved the umbrellas - happy times! Alas they are n...
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Tigne Update 2014 © 578 viewsYou can still swim into the cave.3 commentsPrefect07/18/14 at 16:17phillrose: The bridge as I recall was painted steel in 57/58,...
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Tigne Update 2014 © 578 viewsYou can still swim into the cave.3 commentsPrefect07/18/14 at 15:41Prefect: Think so if this was a later bridge in the same pl...
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Tigne Update 2014 © 578 viewsYou can still swim into the cave.3 commentsPrefect07/18/14 at 15:22phillrose: Is this where the steel footbridge used to span th...
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"The Umbrellas"717 views7 commentsPrefect06/28/14 at 22:05Prefect: Could be late 50s.
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"The Umbrellas"717 views7 commentsPrefect06/28/14 at 15:55phillrose: As ever going by the cars, what would it be mid 60...
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"The Umbrellas"717 views7 commentsPrefect06/27/14 at 16:05Adrian Christopher: Bonello Kiosk in St. Anne's square with the M...
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Model of new City Gate515 viewsShowing some planned use for the railway tunnel.4 commentsPrefect05/31/14 at 14:15Prefect: Concur about the non-gate Ivan, but ditch is a cor...
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Model of new City Gate515 viewsShowing some planned use for the railway tunnel.4 commentsPrefect05/31/14 at 13:55Ivan: That’s not a gate; it’s an open thoroughfare. If ...
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Model of new City Gate515 viewsShowing some planned use for the railway tunnel.4 commentsPrefect05/29/14 at 15:31Nick Woodley: What a surprise !!! Something in Malta not going t...
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Model of new City Gate515 viewsShowing some planned use for the railway tunnel.4 commentsPrefect05/29/14 at 11:09Prefect: Not going according to plan - Times of Malta.
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