Category Archives: Mary’s Blogs

Warwick

There’s no question that Birmingham is the airport to come into. No marathon hikes from gate to Immigration, no crowds, no non-stop departure announcements, just a cosy and comfortable stroll to the carousel and a welcoming smile from underworked Customs … Continue reading

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Leaving Malta

This morning I woke with a dreadful feeling of sadness because I’m leaving Malta this evening. When I decided to do this trip I figured it would be the last, for no other reason than that these mature aged bones … Continue reading

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‘Twas a Dark and Stormy Day

When you wake to a red sky in the morning you expect some wet stuff to follow at some time in the future. By early afternoon the lightning flashed and the thunder roared and the rain pelted down and the … Continue reading

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Harbour Cruise with Shower

  I fancied seeing Valletta as a yachtie might, from sea level, so last evening I booked a harbour cruise with one of the enterprises offering such excursions from Sliema. “You better go tomorrow,” the sales girl said. “Sunday and … Continue reading

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History, History and More History

The vast walls (called curtains) that protected Valletta from invaders of all persuasions still stand after centuries. Probably the worst battering they withstood was that of the bombing of World War Two. It’s no wonder they remain standing today. Roads into … Continue reading

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