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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


Last additions - Then & Now
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"Stronger Cottonera Communities"384 viewsPrefectSep 23, 2012
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Something happening at No.1 Dock ©506 views85% financed by the EU Cohesion Fund.4 commentsPrefectSep 23, 2012
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Mellieha435 viewsNot that long ago.PrefectSep 22, 2012
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Navarino Flats 2005 ©438 viewsphillroseSep 16, 2012
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Filming The Malta Story 1952791 viewsĦaġar Qim or Mnajdra?
More about it here.
4 commentsPrefectSep 16, 2012
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Navarino Flats 1960s ©625 viewsStella Maris Street.4 commentsNigelSep 16, 2012
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View towards Anchor Bay ©403 viewsThe Mellieha By-Pass being rebuilt which caused chaos through the village this summer.
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Mellieha Bay 2012 ©388 viewsHotels on both sides forever expanding.PrefectSep 15, 2012
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The Cemetery of St Lawrence Parish Church ©396 viewsTHN Google Map

Resting place of Miss ("Jackie / Jacquee") Yule.
abigdenSep 13, 2012
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Marfa Ridge ©365 viewsThe newly resurfaced road and not before time! Alas the branch roads down to Armier etc remain rough.PrefectSep 12, 2012
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East Street Valletta 1972428 views © Rex Cooper
In from the Victoria Gate.
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Buses, Valletta terminus ©545 viewsJust found this! This, believe or not, was taken in the Summer of 60 or 61
Looks contemporary.
3 commentsdeco.riseSep 05, 2012
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The salt pans ©531 viewsI see that the salt pans are being restored. This was the way they looked in about 1959.4 commentsOldBatSep 04, 2012
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Riot time 1958 ©472 viewsGetting near Verdala beside those great bastion walls, and more rocks across the road.OldBatSep 03, 2012
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Riot time 1958 ©500 viewsThe school buses driving through Cospicua had to negotiate their way round rocks strewn across the roadOldBatSep 03, 2012
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Riot time 1958 ©726 viewsBarrier near Admiralty House, Valletta on the corner of South Street and Old Bakery StreetOldBatSep 03, 2012
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But somethings didn't last!408 viewsPrefectSep 02, 2012
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The Gimlet535 views"A real gimlet is half gin and half Rose's lime juice and nothing else" - Raymond Chandler.
It may have been named after British Royal Navy Surgeon General Sir Thomas D. Gimlette, KCB (served 1879 to 1913), who allegedly introduced this drink as a means of inducing his messmates to take lime juice as an anti-scurvy medication.
2 commentsPrefectAug 30, 2012
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The Salina "Canal" ©404 viewsWhich drains from Wied il-Għasel and all the way back from beyond Chadwick Lakes.PrefectAug 29, 2012
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Salina Salt Pans ©425 viewsare being rehabilitated.
More here.
PrefectAug 29, 2012
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The Comino Pig Farm737 viewsBuilt 1979 to raise stock to replace those lost to African Swine Fever.PrefectAug 24, 2012
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"Black Monday" 15 October 1979798 viewsTimes of MaltaPrefectAug 24, 2012
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1958 Riots619 viewsWhen Verdala School buses were stoned.2 commentsPrefectAug 22, 2012
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Ta' Marija at Mosta ©406 viewsSome may remember it as The Whisper.PrefectAug 15, 2012
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Golden (Military) Bay 2012 ©399 viewsBefore the tourists had finished breakfast.PrefectAug 15, 2012
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Golden (Military) Bay ©450 viewsThe other side.PrefectAug 15, 2012
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Cambridge Battery, Tigne.549 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 1978638 viewsA new road is cut through demolishing the trade school.PrefectAug 10, 2012
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The Times346 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 ©470 viewsPrefectAug 09, 2012
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The price of fags in 1963542 viewsTaken from this programme.2 commentsPrefectAug 07, 2012
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English Curtain 2012 ©417 viewsAnd the Jews' Sally Port which has been enlarged since this time.
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