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Mel Hart

  • Stalls and the City

    What’s going on? Is the government so opposed to good style and the Renzo Piano designed Valletta entrance that it is doing everything in its power to make sure that the whole area looks as tacky and in awfully poor taste as humanly possible? It...

  • Don’t let them win

    Like many, I felt powerless watching the events of the #CharlieHebdo massacre unfold in front of my eyes. As news updates continued rolling in on Twitter it was not just sadness that I was feeling but anger too. Then, after reading an excellent...

  • An exciting time for Maltese literature

    This November might as well be the most exciting month for literary lovers in Malta. This year the National Book Festival has coincided with Booker Prize winner Jim Crace arriving on the island to be the first Writer in Residence for the Creative...

  • Remember, remember… or just don’t, who cares

    November 5 is Guy Fawkes day in Britain, however, for a few years November 5 has been associated with the Occupy movement and the hactkivist group Anonymous. Anonymous describe themselves as a “truth movement advocating hacktivism as self-defense...

  • The Gappening - when the Malta gender gap widens

    Malta might have woken up to some good news after Moody’s affirmed Malta’s A3 rating with a healthy outlook but another piece of news which is as serious and very damning should have been more of a discussion point online. All government MPs took...

  • #BrandMalta? Better work on gender quotas

    The Ernst & Young conference on October 8 gave light to a few interesting topics. The results of the survey about Malta’s investment attractiveness showed a few worrying shifts to respondents preferring to tick the ‘don’t know’ box instead of the...