Memoir. The Stubbs Family 1950s from Jane Banks
Very sadly, Jane is no longer with us. Donations in her memory may be made to St Catherine's Hospice
RNS Verdala school Uniform '53
My Winter school uniform, shown off in Balluta Bay.
Balluta Bay Ironmongers 1952
My first job as a papergirl was here, folding up The Times of Malta for customers !
The Lady on the left, Yani, passed away recently.
Graham wins his race at Sports Day at Marsa. '52 or 53.
The Stubbs family going home to the U.K. in '53 at the Customs house .
The Star of Malta aground at Dragonara on 29th July '55 , the day we arrived back
on the Island. We stayed in the Adelaide Hotel Tower Road where my Mum took
the photo from the roof .
Pic taken in '56 of a Sea Cadet rowing boat that had
to be pulled ashore cos it was a bit rough ! I'm
certain it was Paradise Bay
before the Hotel was built .
Jane at Verdala sports day, it's the nearest
I ever got to a track !
On the roof in party frock !
Jane's 9th birthday party where we lived in Parallel Street, Sliema '56
Graham with medals and trophies
This photo was the start of my Boarding school days in the U.K.'62.
It shows my Mum and I with Daphne Lungaro Mifsud and her Mum
and siblings seeing us off back to School after the summer hols in
Malta. Daphne was to become Malta's Prima Ballerina and had much
success with her dancing and Ballet school . Her daughter Theresa,
has taken over and is a successful Choreographer and runs the
Dance Warehouse in Gzira to this day .