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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Air Spies of Malta356 viewsRipping yarn set in the 40s in a school rather like Verdala. In fact a Verdala with public school boarders. Think of Biggles, Famous Five, Jennings and Boys' Own all rolled together and set in Malta.

Who was Peter Jackson? He must have known Verdala (it wasn't Peter Prictoe, I asked him).

A search on www.bookfinder.com reveals plenty of copies available. (Thanks to Chris Barber for that info). Also on ebay from time to time. Much cheaper without a dustjacket.
adminAug 19, 2016
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Things are looking UP !!726 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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"St George" Pretty Bay478 viewsWhere the Reed family lived 1950-3.

Sue Lewis (nee Reed)
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Slippery customer on slip.427 viewsKalafrana 1950

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Pretty Bay party c1952401 viewsSue Lewis (nee Reed)SC-UKApr 25, 2016
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Buschetto Gardens 1952329 viewsMe in centre.

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Fomm ir-Riħ510 viewsPrefectDec 18, 2015
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Branching Out377 viewsGerri's Party Shop has opened a new branch in Birkirkara.PrefectDec 15, 2015
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St Oswald's Mtarfa.384 viewsAs the British left Malta, St. Oswald’s chapel, which was the chapel of the military hospital, became the parish church of Mtarfa and is dedicated to Saint Lucy. It was declared an Autonomous Pastoral Zone on 19th April 2000.PrefectDec 06, 2015
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Whitehall Mansions © 395 viewsPrefectDec 02, 2015
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Barclays Bank Sliema398 viewsPrefectNov 29, 2015
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Wembley Store © 412 viewsBeen there a long time.PrefectNov 26, 2015
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The Daily Mail © 383 viewsIs printed in Malta, but still sold at the same price as when it was flown in. PrefectNov 26, 2015
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Fort Binġemma © 404 viewsVisitors not welcome. Here's why.PrefectNov 22, 2015
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Fort Binġemma © 357 viewsNot easy to approach. No signposts.PrefectNov 22, 2015
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Our Lady of Itria Chapel © 363 viewsBinġemma Gap.PrefectNov 21, 2015
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Victoria Lines at Binġemma Gap © 342 viewsPrefectNov 21, 2015
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Bighi - Works in progress. © 344 viewsIn concrete!PrefectNov 16, 2015
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Fort Ricasoli © 346 viewsIs still crumbling.PrefectNov 14, 2015
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Mdina © 320 viewsSpruced up.PrefectNov 14, 2015
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Lower Fort St Elmo © 370 viewsAwaiting its turn.PrefectNov 04, 2015
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War Museum © 317 viewsAn expanded War Museum is now in Upper Fort St Elmo.PrefectNov 04, 2015
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View from Fort St Elmo © 318 viewsPrefectNov 04, 2015
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Fort St Elmo © 306 viewsParade Ground.PrefectNov 03, 2015
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Upper Fort St Elmo © 321 viewsIs open to the public.PrefectNov 03, 2015
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No.1 Dock Entrance © 342 viewsShort cut from Cospicua to Senglea.PrefectNov 01, 2015
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No.1 Dock Transmogrified © 366 views1 commentsPrefectOct 31, 2015
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Sheer Bastion © 316 viewsGetting the treatment.PrefectOct 31, 2015
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Taking your time from the Dockyard Clock ... © 314 viewsPrefectOct 31, 2015
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Rebuilding Fleur de Lys Arch © 322 viewsThe original having been demolished by the RAF in 1943.PrefectOct 30, 2015
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The Gut © 322 viewsRefurbishment continues.PrefectOct 29, 2015
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The Egyptian Queen © 364 viewsHas been gentrified. As it was.
Corner of Old Theatre Street with Strait Street.
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