Monthly Archives: May 2014

Postcard From Valletta

With bright blue sky overhead, we set off this morning for the blue, blue sea and the Sliema-Valletta ferry. For a just over €6 (return), you can secure a very pleasant, 10 minute trip across Marsamxetto Harbour, saving a good … Continue reading

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The Joys of Travelling With Children

Malta is proving to be a very child friendly place to be. Children are welcomed into restaurants and are generally treated with warmth and humour. Our Family Unit may challenge all of this. In the last twenty-four hours, the Offspring … Continue reading

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Team DG Goes Maltese

Thursday last saw Team DG pile on to an all too early, too packed and too costly flight. Down on the ground just over three hours later, we escaped from Ryanair’s uncomfortable seats and relentless selling … to charming, rocky, … Continue reading

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The House of Mirth

This week, a ‘lucky dip’ read comes good. As a general rule, if you are looking for a good book, you will never find yourself standing in front of the bookshelves of one of the town’s larger stationery suppliers. If … Continue reading

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When the other half said he’d bought the first series of Arrow to add to the Family Unit’s TV viewing schedule, no one rushed to rip the cellophane off the DVD box. Our household is a strictly Marvel only place … Continue reading

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Bicycling and Dystonia … Part III

I mentioned a few days ago, that I thought I’d found an answer to the problems of riding a bicycle if you suffer from dystonia. Well, I took delivery of my new bicycle yesterday, and have done about 10 miles … Continue reading

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Horse Riding and Dystonia. Progress Report 23

This week has produced some notably, good things. First up, my doctor has now passed me ‘fit’ after the sudden appearance of my old heart problems in March. Secondly, I’ve taken delivery of my frighteningly expensive dystonia-friendly bicycle. And thirdly, … Continue reading

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