The Malta Independent 8 May 2021, Saturday

Lifestyle & Culture

Lady Olave Baden-Powell’s 1934 visit to Malta

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 13:10 Last update: about 4 days ago Anthony Zarb Dimech

Scouting began in 1907 when Robert Baden-Powell, Lieutenant-General in the British Army, held the first Scouting encampment at Brownsea Island in England. It was on 15 September 1913 that the...

Marie Benoit's Diary: A move to the Cotswolds: top of the pops

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 13:08 Last update: about 4 days ago Marie Benoît

"I found it difficult to write this Covid Diary as I am seriously Covid tired. One year on, whilst there is a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel, I now find myself in a place that is not...

Written in stone

Tuesday, 4 May 2021, 11:06 Last update: about 1 day ago Noel Grima

Ever since the primitive Maltese began to build the astonishing prehistoric temples, there has always been an intimate link between the Maltese and stone. In our days of construction frenzy, we might...

Excitement among residents, as Villa Messina library opens

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 09:43 Last update: about 11 days ago

CareMalta has officially opened its library at Villa Messina in Rabat - as part of a joint initiative with Malta Libraries - in time to coincide with Libraries Week, marked every year between April 19...

Parallel lives

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 09:42 Last update: about 11 days ago Noel Grima

With a whole list of books (mostly fiction) to his name, and some being turned into films, Robert Harris is one of the better known authors in today's English-speaking world. We may group many of...

Sant in spanking form

Tuesday, 27 April 2021, 09:34 Last update: about 11 days ago

The Boston experience Boston in January can be cold, very cold. That grey late afternoon when I arrived on Wednesday 8 January 1975 at Logan Airport from Zaventem, Brussels, via Heathrow with...

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