Thu, Dec 5th 2013, 10:01
Scrooge no more, perhaps…
Those who know me know that I’m not big on Christmas, in fact, during this time of year, I’m used to being called Bah! HumBug, Scrooge, and all the works. But let it be known, that the usual feeling of disgust and angst that hits me during this time of... ...
Andrew Borg Cardona
Thu, Dec 5th 2013, 23:28
IT WAS A MISTAKE AND WE COULD DO WITHOUT IT
If Prof. Edward Scicluna ever said a truer word, I don't know when it was. In his bumbling, befuddled response to questions put to him at the European Parliament about his Lord and Master's pimping of our passports, Scicluna said, clearly and... ...
Sat, Aug 24th 2013, 18:30
All good things come to an end
The day started on a surprisingly upbeat note as we prepared a poster with caricatures that didn’t really look anything like us, pocketed our sparklers, blew up balloons on our tuk-tuks (almost causing a massive traffic pile-up in the process as a couple. ...
Fr Joe Borg
Fri, Dec 6th 2013, 12:06
Mandela, the hero and Yanukovych, the villian
I will not blame those who consider this title as almost blasphemous. How could I put those two personalities side by side in the same title? But bear with me and read my explanation. This morning I woke up to the news of Mandela’s death. One can say... ...
Fri, Apr 5th 2013, 16:14
Exiling the 'illegal immigrant'
The media is largely responsible for fuelling racist and xenophobic sentiments. Yes, I’m the first to admit it. Some news organisations have been responsible for driving racist stereotypes of African migrants, often without realising it. Some years back,. ...
Lifecycle Challenge 2013
Thu, Aug 29th 2013, 08:00
End of a journey
Four months of training, five countries, five currencies, 2,000km, 10 days, two injuries. It's hard to believe it's over - but 15.5 hours after they got up this morning in Narva, the first cyclists reached the finish line for the Actavis Lifecycle 2013... ...
Wed, Dec 4th 2013, 11:32
More Ġieh ir-Repubblika recipients
If an 11-year-old singer – a pretty charismatic and talented one, but that’s hardly the point – is deemed the ideal recipient of the highest honour of the country just to satisfy all the Eurovision fans, then I don’t see why my favourite people... ...
Sat, Nov 16th 2013, 18:41
We are history
Let’s talk history. Even if we keep hearing that we should not talk of what happened then and only talk of now, I think in the final analysis history can’t escape us. After all, if one had to be exact, we are only history and the present is but a... ...