Category Archives: Malta

Three types of dwellings

Walking in Il-Majjistral Nature Reserve on Malta, I saw this composition of a little hut, modern houses in the background and church towers on the other side. I couldn’t get Popeye Village into the shot, but that would have been … Continue reading

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Malta is for Sale

When I lived in Malta, I was rather surprised by how much was on sale. When I wanted to purchase a bus ticket from the vending machine, it sometimes happened that a helpful bus driver came up to me and … Continue reading

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How to Photograph a Sunset

Sunsets are beautiful. If you don’t love them, something is wrong with you and you might as well get off my blog. On second thought, if something is wrong with you, maybe this blog is exactly for you. In any … Continue reading

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Easily Confused, # 10

“Big Breasts & Wide Hips”, a book by the Nobel Prize winning Chinese author Mo Yan: Big breasts and wide hips in Malta: Big breasts and wide hips in my imagination:

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Lawrence Gonzi, Prime Minister of Malta

Now I know whom Lawrence Gonzi, Prime Minister of Malta, reminds me of:

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A Windmill in Malta

(photographed on a visit to Buskett Gardens in Malta)

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The Lazy People of Malta

In the most complete study yet of physical activity, covering 122 countries, the people of Malta turned out to be the laziest people in the world. 72% of Maltese don’t get enough exercise, for which they would only need to … Continue reading

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Malta says “Thank You”

My assignment in Malta has come to an end and I am about to embark on the next adventure, but the people of Malta will not easily forget my stay with them. With my magnificent photos and my investigative reporting, … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitism at Easter Procession in Malta

I have already reported about the Easter procession at the Maltese town of Dingli in the light of its publicly humiliating treatment of a child with Down Syndrome. But this was not the only scandal I witnessed that evening: the … Continue reading

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Malta breaking sanctions against Iran

For months, people have asked “What are you actually doing in Malta?” For months, I incessantly maintained my cover story of being a student and a tourist. At least it was a more comfortable cover story than others I had … Continue reading

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