Posts tagged ‘Malta’

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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Did I See an Edited Version of The Brave One?

Last week I watched The Brave One, an unremarkable but enjoyable revenge thriller starring Jodie Foster (and her awful hair) and directed by Neil Jordan. CAUTION:…

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And Carpenters Across the Nation Rejoiced…

In actuality, the would-be thief used a hammer in an attempt to break the front window of an electronics shop. As you can see, he failed…

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Score!

When Julie and I travel, we like to bring back a piece of artwork or old map or something to remember the place by. They make…

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The Canucks in Gharb

This morning I had the peculiar experience of watching a Canucks game in Malta. Courtesy of the NASN, I was able to catch last night’s Vancouver/Calgary…

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