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.


Wednesday 18 September 2013

Expect Some Changes

As you may have noticed, this blog has been on vacation. A very long vacation. But I had some thinking to do; some decisions to take – about this blog. I came close to deciding that I would no longer write here. Then I thought about it some more and I felt that a slight change  in direction might do the trick. You see, I felt that my posts were becoming a bit bland; a bit too factual and serious. It’s time for occasional doses of quirkiness; for less of the past and more of the present. So expect a few changes around here. I just hope you’ll like them.

Incidentally, I’ve been getting between three to four hundred hits a day on this blog.  I haven’t attracted any new readers nor have I noticed an increase in comments. It’s quite strange as I cannot trace the source of all this traffic. I’m not complaining, of course and hopefully, it’s a positive thing. Have any of you experienced anything similar?

That’s all for today from a very windy island.

Salib tal-Gholja, Delimara, Marsaxlokk (81)


  1. I love your watery image - such a beautiful shade of blue!

    Good luck with whatever changes you make to the blog. You live in such a special place. I very much enjoy reading about its history. But if you need to change it around/shake it up a bit, that's good, too.


  2. I look forward to the changes, Loree. I expect they will be quite worthwhile.

  3. Hi Loree. It's been a while. I wonder what those changes will be.

    Have a fun weekend! :)

  4. Ciao! I have had a little bump in my numbers but not those numbers!
    Hoping it's visitors not just weird foreign marketing spam stuff. I don't know.
    My number of followers is the same on Google. Who knows?
    Anyway, I love seeing Malta but I have a hard enough time keeping up with my one blog, can't imagine
    trying to do two! looking forward to seeing what you decide to do! :)

  5. You know me, I like quirkiness any time!

    You must have a post that is popular to the search engine..but that traffic is quite a good number!

  6. Well I've enjoyed reading your posts even if I haven't commented Loree.

    Glad you're continuing.


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