Posts from the ‘Malta’ category

The Foreignness Index: A Tool For Figuring Out Where You Want to Live

In a comment on a recent post, Mark asked about how we choose where to live: How do you go about choosing locations, and what other…

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Rangers: The Best Restaurant, Bar (and Pizza) on Gozo

As I’ve mentioned, during our nine-month stay in Gharb, we ate at Rangers at least once a week. Named after the local football club (not quite…

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Things I’ll Miss About Malta

Another Fowleresque list. We’re leaving Gozo on Monday, and Malta for Morocco on Wednesday. I’ve got a few more posts about Malta in the hopper (meaning…

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A Day of Power Outages

Unusually, we’ve been suffering from lengthy power outages today. They’re Gozo-wide, apparently. We’ve only had a few blackouts before today, and they’ve been local to the…

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A Shooting in Our Tiny Maltese Village

Walking back from town yesterday, I found our village square to be abuzz with activity. There were no less than eight police officers consulting in front…

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A Christmas Card to Malta via Guyana

Don’t you hate it when this happens? It’s a good thing that Julie’s grandma sends out her Christmas cards so early. This one left Abbotsford on…

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Boring Fact About Me: I Drink 18 Litres of Water a Week

I’m starting a regular feature called “Boring Facts About Me”. Just kidding. I mean, in a way, the whole site satisfies that description. I just left…

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The Church Bells of Malta

From our farmhouse, we can hear the bells of three different churches. The closest church, in our village of Gharb, needs to get some work done…

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