The Malta Independent 25 October 2021, Monday

Lifestyle & Culture

‘Dr Brombos’: Pre-Second World War humour magazine

Friday, 22 October 2021, 11:26 Last update: about 2 days ago

One of the best natural healing medicines that comes free of charge is humour, joy and laughter. In a fast-moving world, where our minds are caught up with so much distraction, preoccupations and...

Death, Alzheimer’s and gays

Friday, 22 October 2021, 09:05 Last update: about 3 days ago Noel Grima

This is the third book in the author's latest trilogy. Fortunately, as against the first two, there are no problematic political overtones. The main actor is still the same - retired police...

Marie Benoit's Diary: Good food in Mgarr

Sunday, 17 October 2021, 10:50 Last update: about 7 days ago Marie Benoît

Geography is not my strong point. My husband always blamed my lack of sense of direction for the reason I landed in Mauritius. A friend invited me to go to dinner with her one evening a month or...

Don Bosco, the prisons in Torino and his educational vision

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 12:25 Last update: about 8 days ago

Giovanni Bosco, son of Margherita' Occhiena and Francesco Bosco, born in Castelnuovo d'Asti on 16 August 1815 and died in Torino on 31 January 1988 at the age of 73. I think that only a few people had...

Things that happen to ‘normal’ family

Saturday, 16 October 2021, 12:23 Last update: about 8 days ago Noel Grima

The book is set in vintage Alfred Massa territory - a plain lower middle class family living, from the details one gleans, in the southeast area of Malta. A perfectly normal family but one where the...

Four authors win Nazzareno Vassallo Award 2021

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 16:36 Last update: about 10 days ago

Maltese authors Charles Casha, Joseph Debono, Rita Saliba and Trevor Zahra recently received the Nazzareno Vassallo Award 2021 organised by CareMalta as part of the Vassallo Group's 75th anniversary....

Save our cemeteries, save our collective heritage

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 09:32 Last update: about 12 days ago

The Tayar Foundation for Jewish Heritage in Malta has launched a campaign to restore and maintain Malta's three Jewish cemeteries. The cemetery found in Kalkara has quite a history having been...

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