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The Maltese Islands

Now that I am thoroughly back into my it’s-already-too-cold-and-I-miss-the-sun mood, I thought I should further torture myself and write about our week-long hiatus in Malta. 952 more words


The Crown’s Caribbean Silver Triangle

(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Nicaraguan Contraband: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

The CIA also ran a guns-for-drugs operation out of Belize.  One note in Oliver North’s diaries read, “Proceed on White House project in Belize”.  1,684 more words

Dean Henderson

The Hagar Qim Megalithic Temples on Malta

I’ve lived in England for more than a decade by now but I’ve never yet made it to Stonehenge or the stone circles of Avebury. We did set off to see them once, hiring a car for the occasion, only for one of the kids to fall ill on the very day. 266 more words

Mediterranean Mondays


The medieval, golden-stone city of Mdina traces its origins to the Phoenicians when around 1000 BC they fortified their hilltop settlement. 133 more words


Butternut Squash Lasagne and Maltese Honeymoon

Following our magical wedding day last month, we shared a romantic honeymoon on the island of Malta, staying in a lovely hotel overlooking Valetta harbour. 856 more words


Travels in Spain - Talavera de La Reina, City of Pots!

With an ambitious objective to visit all of the regions of Spain and already travelled to the more obvious places such as Andalusia, Castilla-La Mancha and Castilla y Leon it was time this visit to be more adventurous. 967 more words


Putting Malta in the Limelight: Valletta's Manoel Theatre

From the outside, Malta’s Manoel Theatre is handsome, but unassuming. Step through its main entrance and into the theater though, and the 285-year-old Valletta structure is dazzling – bringing to mind a gilded jewelry box or a terraced wedding cake. 1,074 more words