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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Then & Now
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Ta' Marija at Mosta ©429 viewsSome may remember it as The Whisper.PrefectAug 15, 2012
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Golden (Military) Bay 2012 ©417 viewsBefore the tourists had finished breakfast.PrefectAug 15, 2012
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Golden (Military) Bay ©472 viewsThe other side.PrefectAug 15, 2012
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Cambridge Battery, Tigne.569 viewsComplete with Lido which probably belonged to the Crowne Plaza. Built 1870 to house a 100 Ton Gun (all same Rinella), it is now being restored to something like it was - allegedly.PrefectAug 12, 2012
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Sheer Bastion 1978660 viewsA new road is cut through demolishing the trade school.PrefectAug 10, 2012
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The Times364 viewsWas obliged to drop "of Malta" following a Government decree in November 1978, which forbade the use of the name to organisations which did not hold the requisite licence. MADC became the Masks Amateur Dramatic Company!PrefectAug 10, 2012
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The Gut is being re-paved ©488 viewsPrefectAug 09, 2012
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The price of fags in 1963562 viewsTaken from this programme.2 commentsPrefectAug 07, 2012
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English Curtain 2012 ©435 viewsAnd the Jews' Sally Port which has been enlarged since this time.
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Is Nothing Sacred? ©381 viewsSt Angelo is now used for adverts. PrefectJul 31, 2012
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The Lighthouse being spruced up ©357 viewsPrefectJul 30, 2012
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The New Breakwater Bridge ©333 viewsMost Grockle Boats have to go the long way round.PrefectJul 30, 2012
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The New Breakwater Bridge ©354 viewsIt is now open to the public but you are not allowed onto the Breakwater - it says here. And no fishing either.PrefectJul 30, 2012
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The New Breakwater Bridge ©378 viewsJune 2012PrefectJul 30, 2012
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St Anne's Square ©362 viewsNow adorned with a metallic origami thingy to glorify the EU.PrefectJul 24, 2012
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St Bartholomew Hospital417 viewsNot far from TH. History of Leprosy in Malta.PrefectJul 21, 2012
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Sitting on the wall is prohibited ...416 viewsMdina 2012 ©PrefectJul 20, 2012
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... Not like in the good old days!522 viewsMdina 1960 ©PrefectJul 20, 2012
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New Parliament Building ©405 viewsAnother Renzo Piano design. The stone cladding will put the Duckworths to shame!PrefectJul 14, 2012
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Saluting Battery ©405 viewsBeing readied for a posh dinner. June 2012.PrefectJul 14, 2012
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The Old Fishmarket490 viewsItself a 1953 copy of the original, was demolished in 1978 to make way for the Valletta Ring Road.PrefectJul 13, 2012
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Ouch!496 viewsThe Tritons Fountain was damaged in 1978 by staging erected for a political event.
Not repaired until 1987.
1 commentsPrefectJul 13, 2012
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Rockyvale 2012 ©517 viewsNow a closed & derelict events venue, there are plans for a massive redevelopment of the whole valley up to the regional road.PrefectJul 10, 2012
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Rockyvale 2012 ©581 viewsNo roller skating these days.PrefectJul 10, 2012
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Villa Portelli, Kalkara. ©836 viewsResidence of the CinC Med from 1961 (after Admiralty House closed) and FO/CBF Malta from 1968 to 1979.
Now the Maritime Institute.
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Gerri in her Shop ©551 viewsIf you are in the area, do pop in for a balloon or something.
Corner of Triq l-Imsell with Triq it Turisti, Bugibba.
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New Barrakka Lift ©742 viewsDue to open next year.4 commentsPrefectJul 02, 2012
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New Barrakka Lift ©569 viewsWorks in Progress.PrefectJul 02, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli ©446 viewsPrefectJun 29, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli ©557 viewsMain Gate & St Nicholas Chapel.PrefectJun 29, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli ©516 viewsIts crumbling into the sea.PrefectJun 27, 2012
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Fort Ricasoli © 482 viewsThe gate was open so I wandered in and managed a few shots before being firmly, if politely, escorted out.PrefectJun 27, 2012
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