This blog is dedicated to Malta - my island home. My aim is not to bore you with history but to share my thoughts and a few facts together with a photo or two. For a more in -depth background of the island please go here. The purpose of this blog is not to point out the short-comings of the island. There are plenty that do that already. My wish is to show you the beauty of an island at the cross roads of the Mediterranean, a melting pot of history; a place where fact and fiction are sometimes fused to create unique myths and legends; a country that has been conquered so many times that our culture is a mish mesh of the lands that surround us and of lands far away. I confess that my greatest desire is to make you fall in love with this tiny enchanting island.


Sunday 2 May 2010

Reflections at the Water’s Edge

Ghar Lapsi 024

I am enamoured of reflections. Perhaps, living on an island, it’s totally predictable. I love the calm serene days of late summer evenings, when the heat of the sun dissipates and it hovers in the sky for just a few minutes before it sinks into the west. At that time, reflections are at their peak, every detail mirrored in the glass-like surface of the water. It is the best time for sitting on a rock, surrounded by total silence except for the whispering of the sea. It is at moments like this that reality fades and you can hear the call of the sirens beckoning you to their home.

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  1. Beautiful reflections Loree on calm water.

  2. Peaceful and mysterious reflections.

  3. Lovely...reading your words was also very tranquil and peaceful...ahhh..i can just picture it..the perfect moment and ending to any day!! Super brilliant Loree..and a gorgeous photo!! I love it!!
    Have a happy day!

  4. How serene this is. I just love the calming affect. Well done. Have a great week ahead :)

  5. It looks so peaceful, I'd love to sit there.

  6. I love rocks and especially when they reflect in water !

  7. I seem to have missed all these posts, they don't show up in my reader :-(

    I just love this kind of reflection, but then I love the sea!

  8. The water is so still and the rocks make a wonderful frame for their own reflections. Very nice!

  9. Very tranquil and appealing.


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