Posts tagged ‘Malta’

Baroque Rules for Maltese Cinemas

I’ve been meaning to reference this editorial written about the baroque and hilariously dated regulations (PDF) for Maltese movie theatres. Some laws that are still on…

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Two Random Images: A Jellyfish and Scrabulous

While snorkeling yesterday, I saw the most remarkable thing I’ve seen underwater: It’s a Cassiopea jellyfish. That’s not my photo, but the one I saw looked…

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A Scorpion in the Bedroom

No, I’m not going to talk about anybody’s sexual proclivities. There was an actual scorpion in our bedroom, about two feet from where I rest my…

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Malta’s Great Result and Football Video Highlights on the Web

I’ve just returned from the local pub, where I watched Malta and Turkey play to an exciting 2-2 draw in Euro 2008 qualifying. I’m not aficionado…

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The Oldest Free-Standing Structures in the World

This weekend we visited the Ä gantija temples, the world’s oldest free-standing structures. The older of the two date back to 3600 BC, predating Egypt’s oldest pyramid…

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“The Man’s Too Strong” is Not About Jesus

“If I ever meet him, I ask about that.” I often say that to myself after listening to a song, watching a film or reading a…

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Comfort, Discomfort and Living Abroad

This is my desk in Malta: It’s not what you might expect from your average geeky tech professional. I’m missing the parallel 30″ LCD monitors, the…

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Anthony Kiedis at the End of the World

When you live on a tiny speck of land in the middle of the Mediterranean. When you live on an island off the coast of an…

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