Posts tagged ‘gozo’

Hearse Drivers Bring Transit to a Halt in Malta

One of the things I miss about living in a tiny Mediterranean country is the charmingly weird local news stories. Julie still reads a couple of…

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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 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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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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Fibre-Free Fickle Feral Feline Feces

Our bedroom is on the top floor of our limestone farmhouse. There’s kind of an outdoor landing outside our bedroom door, which you cross to descend…

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Spare Yourself 100 Days in Purgatory

A couple of weeks ago, Julie went on a two-hour tour of the Gozo’s many religious niches–Catholic statues embedded in the facades of buildings. I was…

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The Ice Cream is Finished

The other night we were headed over to a friend’s house for dinner. Julie had made a tasty peach and apple crumble for dessert. She went…

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