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Andrew Borg Cardona

OH, CULTURE IS IT?

I was never under any illusion that a) Jose’ Herrera was gasping to be appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Culture in the first place or that b) now that he’s been appointed, that he has the slightest inkling about how to go about being...

YES, BUT NO, BUT

There's been something of a flurry of protest at the way the prosecuting copper in the alleged bribery case involving a former Chairman of Enemalta is trying to get the court to order the editor of a newspaper to reveal the source of emails (and...

THE SHAME OF IT

oseph Muscat and his Little Weasels have been banging on and on about how the Nationalists have, shamefully, sought to have Malta’s name blackened at the European Parliament in the context of the debate, and subsequent resolution, about our...

STOP THE TRAIN, I WANT TO GET OFF

Precisely what does Joseph Muscat think he's doing? It's not his pretentious posing behind lecterns I'm talking about, Lord knows we had enough of that during the election campaign, enough to be used to it. Nor is it his constant resort to...

SHUT THAT DOOR

Back in the early seventies, what would be seen in today's anodyne world as a totally politically incorrect show had as one of its catch-phrases "Shut that door...". Joseph Muscat seems to have taken it up, because that's what he did on the...

BIKE IT ON

The cycling fraternity is up in arms because the Sliema Council has decided that a pavement is not the right place to bomb around on two wheels.   Forgive me, but I think the Sliema Council is right.  I'm not one for gratuitous exercise, on two...

BANG BANG BIRDY DEAD

You have to love these hunters: my way or the highway is putting it mildly. No sooner had the groundswell of opinion in favour of having a referendum on whether spring hunting should be banned gained critical mass than up popped the paragons of...

GO AND DO IT NOW

For reasons that concern only my family and friends, I've been a bit out of it, so apologies for not having anything new up for your seasonal cheer. You'd think that someone who had got through law exams, run a law practise, got elevated to the...

HOW STUPID ARE WE?

According to the Prime Minister and his little weasels, how stupid are we? I ask because they obviously think we are completely moronic. There are those who have put it about that by voting Labour in to power, we as an electorate proved that we...

HAVE A SLICE

Just as the Opposition feared, the national honours system has become something of a wine and pizza party, with everyone who turns up getting a slice and a lukewarm glass of the stuff that should cheer but doesn't. After promising the young Gaia...