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  • Mini Daddy watch collection

    Mini Daddy watch collection

    Diesel Timeframes is known for its bold styles and larger-than-life watches. This summer the brand is adding a smaller watch to its Daddy collection – the Mini Daddy. The Mini Daddy captures the spirit of the Daddy collection by taking pieces of...

  • A city of culture and the Commonwealth Games

    A city of culture and the Commonwealth Games

    If you are lucky enough to be in Glasgow during the Commonwealth Games, why not take the opportunity to explore more of what the city has to offer? Veronica Stivala puts together a three-day itinerary for an engaging visit. This year will see the...

  • Maypole rolls out super value summer offers

    Maypole wants to ensure clients get the best value for money through its 2014 summer campaign launched in the company’s 11 outlets. Supported by about two dozen brands, the offers are based around lower pricing, free giveaways and special combo...

  • Yet another brilliant summer sequel

    Yet another brilliant summer sequel

    Dawn Of The Planet Of The ApesDirector: Matt ReevesStarring: Gary Oldman, Keri Russell, Andy Serkis130 mins; Class 12; KRS Releasing Ltd Overall, it’s been a very good summer for sequels thus far. X-Men: Days of Future Past proved to be one of the...

  • Caring for diabetic pets

    Caring for diabetic pets

    Last week I faced one of those occasions where the patient was brought in to the clinic on a makeshift stretcher and in a total state of collapse. This time, it was Blackie. Blackie is a neutered eight-year-old female Labrador cross with no...

  • An invitation to dream

    An invitation to dream

    Enter an enchanted and poetic world with a sunlit, voluptuous Rêve Elixir eau de parfum, an opulent, sensual edition of classic fragrance offered by Van Cleef and Arpels. Its fruity, woody floral scent is an invitation to dream. Rêve Elixir opens...

  • Nature versus nurture

    Nature versus nurture

    When observing in awe the masterful performances of top athletes, marvelling at a beautiful figure or physique, or perhaps while appreciating someone’s wisdom or powers of reason, have you ever wondered if people are just born the way they are or...

  • To infinity and beyond... well, as close as possible

    To infinity and beyond... well, as close as possible

    Forty-five years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin of the Apollo 11 space flight landed on the moon. Since then, humanity’s obsession with the final frontier has grown, with Virgin Galactic due to take its first tourists into zero-gravity...

  • Miraval Rosé 2013 available in Malta

    Miraval Rosé 2013 available in Malta

    Philippe Martinet Fine Wines, one of Malta’s leading wine merchants, recently launched Miraval Rosé 2013 on the local market. This vintage marks the second offering from the Chateau Miraval estate, an exciting collaboration between Hollywood star...

  • Better seen on the stage

    Better seen on the stage

    Jersey BoysDirector: Clint EastwoodStarring: John Lloyd Young, Erich Bergen, Michael Lomenda134 mins; Class 12; KRS Releasing Ltd One of the most admirable aspects of Clint Eastwood’s directorial career is his eclectic choice of material. That the...

  • To shave or not to shave

    The temperature reached over 31oC this month and as it continues to rise many will shed clothes until they are in T-shirts and shorts or just swimwear. But what about dogs and cats? Nature has provided that animals reduce the thickness of their...

  • Treatment for fungal nail infections

    Treatment for fungal nail infections

    Canespro is a new treatment for fungal nail infection from the makers of Canesten. Comprising a urea ointment tube, a set of specially-designed plasters and a plastic nail scraper, it is effective in gradually removing infected parts of the nail...

  • Ways of escaping eczema

    Ways of escaping eczema

    Unless you have experienced living with eczema on a daily basis, you cannot begin to understand the pain and discomfort it brings to sufferers. It is often thought of as a childhood condition, but more and more adults are either beginning to...

  • Sleeping with the fishes

    Sleeping with the fishes

    Dress codes are usually fairly relaxed around the US but at the Emerald Lagoon on Shoreland Drive in Key Largo, they will not let you in unless you are wearing flippers and a snorkel. The man at the door denies access to those not in Speedos and...

  • Fichera Liqueurs launched

    Fichera Liqueurs launched

    Fichera Liqueurs were recently launched at Haywharf restaurant and lounge bar, Valletta. Fichera Sicilian Liqueurs, such as the Amaro Vulcano, Fuoco dell’Etna and Limoncello dell’Etna, have a versatile nature, and can be served as an after-dinner...

  • Kinemastik Turns 10

    Kinemastik Turns 10

    There is no denying that Malta’s cultural scene and repertoire are growing at an impressively fast rate, and it’s no secret why. Long before Valletta was nominated as a European Capital of Culture for 2018, many had grabbed the reigns of our old...

  • A mission of faith

    Having dedicated most of his life to pastoral work in developing countries, Fr John Caruana has just released his book, The Maltese Missionary Experience. Peter Farrugia finds out how his vocation shaped this priest’s life. John Caruana has been...

  • Beauty in the spotlight

    Beauty in the spotlight

    Are people in the limelight necessarily vain? And do they continuously stress out about the way they look? Three personalities open up and share their thoughts and health and beauty rituals with Stephanie Fsadni. Ira Losco Singer Are you vain? I...

  • Pra-duh in his own words

    Pra-duh in his own words

    Having just hit the 10,000 mark on his Facebook page and won the first ever Fashion Blogger Award at the 2014 Malta Fashion Awards, Daniel Azzopardi of Devil-Wears-Pra-Duh fame has definitely had a successful year. With so much under his belt and...

  • Get your beauty fix on the cheap

    Get your beauty fix on the cheap

    I take a quick look around my bathroom and can immediately see about €1,000 just sitting there. Not in cash, sadly, but in bottles, potions, creams, soaps, beauty hardware (such as hair straighteners or eye-lash curlers), gels and, of course,...

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