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.


Tuesday 26 July 2011

Spreading The Word – Malta’s First Frock Swap

This is just a short post to help Abby (aka The Fish In Malta) spread the word about a Frock Swap she is organising this coming Saturday (July 30th). Proceeds from the Frock Swap will go towards Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary. You may find more information about the swap on the blog Fish Frock Swap.


Unfortunately, there is a problem with abandoned animals on the island and Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary picks up stray dogs and cats and tries to find good homes for them. In the meantime, the animals are fed and given the necessary veterinary care and this, of course, requires funds.

San Anton (41)

So if you live in Malta, love animals and would like to participate in the  Frock Swap please visit this link.


Photographed at

San Anton Palace Gardens

September 2009


  1. My granddaughter just took in a tiny abandoned kitten, found in a hot parking lot! Good luck with the Frock Swap.

  2. You don't even want to imagine how many animals are abandoned at this time of the year in France. People buy the pets for the kids at Christmas and are fed up with them come the summer holidays...

  3. This is awfully kind of you, Loree. I hope it's a smashing success.

  4. Awww, poor thing! Abandoning animals is such a crime, it's a good thing there are people around who do care, like the people from Noah's Ark!

  5. What a wonderful cause to support! I hope it's very successful.
    Poor babies.. I hope they all find good homes!
    xoxo, B


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