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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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


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Msida Creek 2008479 views3 commentsjane banks
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Royal Visit May 1954428 viewsMore shots in the album Royal Visit 1954Prefect
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Pieta Creek 1960s536 viewsRFA Fort Duquesne and RASC launches.Prefect
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Looking down Dingli Street to Tower Road 2008514 viewsDingli Street seems to have got narrower over the years. The telephone box is just an old novelty now, but it does have all it's glass intact !2 commentsjane banks
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George's Store,top of Dingli Street ,2008502 viewsIn the 50s ,every Saturday morning I took our 'grocery' list here. The shop is still owned by the same family.jane banks
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Sliema 1952498 viewsLooking straight down Dingli Street.Prefect
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Pretty Bay - Birzebbuga751 views3 commentsPrefect
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Comino - The Blue Lagoon.581 viewsGetting a bit crowded.Prefect
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Marsaxlokk Panorama508 views3 commentsPrefect
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More Development444 viewsSmartCity - a high tech business park being built between Fort Rinella and Fort St Rocco.Prefect
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And talking of good bookshops ...520 views... another one bites the dust as Sapienzas is taken over by a chain store.1 commentsPrefect
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A Leaving Party 1958ish596 viewsOn an RFA?
Phill Rose
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Local Transport529 viewsAt Ghajn Tuffieha 1952
Phill Rose
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Tal Handaq makes the A-Z423 viewsAcknowledgments to The mAZe.
15 Euros from all good booksellers.
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Tigne 2008512 viewsShowing the last of the Barracks, the excavations for the "Fort Cambridge" development, a glimpse of Cambridge Battery and the almost finished "Tigne Point" development.Prefect
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Bighi 2008449 viewsSome parts restored and in use, others left to crumble.
Despite the presence of the Heritage Dept, there is no acknowledgement of its former function.
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Manoel Island Bridge612 viewsWhich used to be the gateway to roller skating, swimming, sailing etc2 commentsPrefect
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Manoel Island Cinema?728 viewsThe security man wouldnt let me go any closer.
Was this where the strains of "Good Old Fred" would be heard every time Mr Quimby's name rolled by in the credits?
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Mellieha 2008494 viewsCompare with the 1964 View.
In the foreground is the Ghadira, a marshy area turned into a nature reserve.
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Another sort of water wheel! - 1959518 viewsThis poor old blindfold donkey spent his dizzy days beside the road to St Paul's Bay.Old-Bat
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Anchor Bay446 viewsCarefully avoiding the tourist "attraction".
No sign of any anchors except one made of polystyrene.
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But if you must ...435 viewsPrefect
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The Red Tower, Marfa Ridge.407 viewsNow restored and open to the public but not on Wednesday afternoons.Prefect
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St Edward's College390 viewsFormerly the Zabbar (or Cottonera) Military Hospital.Prefect
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Zabbar Gate569 viewsOr Cottonera Gate, or Notre Dame Gate, or Bieb is Sultan.
His Nibs the newly restored Nicolao Cotoner presiding.
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Dockyard Creek512 viewsViewed from the roof of Verdala Barracks.Prefect
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Verdala Barracks495 viewsNow social housing.Prefect
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St. Clement Gate to Verdala Barracks488 views1 commentsPrefect
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Plevna Hotel, Then & Now.563 viewsHughes Hallett Street, Tigne.
Named after Colonel Henry or The Captain?
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RNH Mtarfa is now a school709 viewsJane Banks
Named after Sir Themistocles Zammit who was also involved with brucellosis.
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The David Bruce Hospital 2008551 viewsJane Banks
Who was David Bruce?
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