Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

 
 

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Hall steps - Malta reunion trip 200922 viewsFirst step L-R Angela Stubbs (now Arnold), Elizabeth Hayward (now Hawken), Eileen Beer (now Coniam)
Second step Robert Martin, Grahame Cain
Third step Chris Harrison, David Norris, Amanda Cottrell, Judith Blair (now Chitty)
Top step Martin Powell, Phil Woodcock, Susan Finn (now Lines), Jane Finn, Joe Vincenti, Bob Callaghan
Martin PowellSep 18, 2018
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Ralph Linsell and friends28 viewsRalph's garden party Sept 2018, classes of '69-'71.

L-R Grahame Cain, Terry Doubleday, Mary Curlis (now Goldsack), Ralph Linsell, Linda Perry (now Gee) Barry Pragnell,
Caroline Fox (now Martin), Heather Coggeshall (now Milburn), Tony Butt, Martin Powell. Julia Hann (now Davison).
Martin PowellSep 16, 2018
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Oliver 197323 viewsThe earlier press release had a dramatic effect.

(The 1100 and the boat are probably sold by now).
adminSep 08, 2018
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Oliver 197321 viewsDolphin & Eagle press release.adminSep 08, 2018
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Combined Cadet Force 197826 viewsLast picture of the CCF before the school closed in 1978.

Picture copyright © Jim Russell

Names anybody....?
2 commentsadminSep 06, 2018
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Outside the Tuck Shop251 viewsCarol Williams standing on the right. Not sure about the rest.1 commentsmikewAug 11, 2018
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Outside the Tuck Shop231 viewsMucking about outside the tuck shop. Right to left Dorian Church? Ken Bird, George Molden, not sure who is attempting the splits, Bob Callahan and not sure of the rest.mikewAug 11, 2018
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Freshspray & Freshspring 196024 viewsPainting by OldBat.

But which is which? (Look closely and compare with photo).

Copyright © Liz Mardel
3 commentsadminAug 10, 2018
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Freshspray (L) & Freshspring (R) 196025 viewsFreshspring is currently being restored. Google it.

Copyright © Liz Mardel (OldBat)
adminAug 10, 2018
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Wedgie71 viewsHe's never got stuck there before.

1972

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJul 28, 2018
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Gone to roost70 viewsChicken shack route - one way ticket.

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJul 28, 2018
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Coming or going?52 viewsSeeing double, 1972

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJul 28, 2018
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Caption competition99 viewsOutside Astra cinema Luqa.

Answers on a postcard. No prizes, just the kudos.
1 commentsadminJul 14, 2018
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Feeling chuffed79 views"Train" rides round St Andrew's, Airborme Forces Day 1969.adminJul 14, 2018
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Not waving but drowning63 viewsHRH transfers between HMS Eastbourne and HMS Walkerton off Malta, April 1960.adminJul 14, 2018
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Treasure in Malta169 viewsFilm shot locally in the 60s.
With rising TH star Aidan Mompaolo de Piro.

Kids' stuff - but great.

Click HERE

This part one of four - the rest should list alongside.
Thanks to Anthony Zammit for uploading.
adminJul 01, 2018
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Tal Handaq closes - 40 years ago214 views15 May 1978adminJun 17, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (3)117 viewsExecuting "the wheel".

Viewed from the hall roof.

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJun 05, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (2)87 viewsTwo paces forward.

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJun 05, 2018
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Royal Marines beating retreat Verdala 1965 (1)68 viewsBelieved to be on the occasion of a member of staff leaving - Jack Ousbey

Copyright © Martin Powell
adminJun 05, 2018
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Reunion trip 2018164 viewsFrom left Christine and Dot Sinson, Helen Male, Carla Sinson and Linda Cottam below Valletta with Marsamxett Harbour behind us.
adminJun 05, 2018
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Coronation party 1953122 viewsCoronation school party at Verdala 2nd June 1953. Me bottom right half hidden by Union Jack. Younger Brother (now deceased) hiding behind hands. Both of us went on to Tal Handaq 58-61.2 commentsCrabMay 29, 2018
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Fishers of men171 viewsLuke 5:2-11

With Gasan Wayne Sliema bus below St Luke's, as per NT.
2 commentsadminMay 22, 2018
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British get out - MLP HQ Kingsway140 viewsNow welcomes tourists in for drinks and to see its history.adminMay 22, 2018
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First bus fleet 1905, Thornycroft.67 viewsImported by family Agius, well known to admin.

20hp - half hp per person !
adminMay 22, 2018
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Imperial Hotel (matchbox cover?)136 viewsCorner Rudolph St. & Dingli St.

Demolished 2017 to make way for a nursing home.
adminMay 10, 2018
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Batman breadmobile118 viewscirca 1980? Anyone remember this?adminMay 10, 2018
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Anyone we know? 225 viewsPhoto for sale on a certain online auction site.adminMay 10, 2018
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It was 50 years ago today...291 views...TH taught the world to play.

Filming Hell Boats at Manoel Island 1968.

Many 'extras' provided by Tal Handaq.

FULL FILM HERE

Wind forward 37 mins and play for 20 secs for a familiar face.

Copyright © Martin Powell
3 commentsadminApr 30, 2018
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Sculling about203 viewsRob Ross 1970

Taken at Robb Lido, appropriately

Copyright © Martin Powell
1 commentsadminApr 29, 2018
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Malta v England 3 June 2000115 viewsEngland 2 : Malta 1
At Ta Qali stadium

Improving

See MATCH REPORT
adminApr 29, 2018
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Malta v England 12 May 197187 viewsEngland 5 : Malta 0

See MATCH REPORT
adminApr 29, 2018
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