The Other Lawrence of Arabia

With requisite bush hat pulled low over my eyes to shield my face from the glaring sunlight, my trigger finger poised over the button, I scan the crowd of industrious workers bustling around me. My trained eye constantly focusing and shifting, looking for the right combination. I see it, seize the moment, and shoot. The…

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Groovy Baby!

"If you remember the 70s then you weren't there." Heard that before? I don't remember much of it but not for the reason that you think. I didn't have much opportunity to indulge in the happy camper spliff smoking culture for which that decade is known because I was either in virtual lockdown at a…

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Mind-bending trip to the gallery!

I must confess that, in spite of my love for visiting bookshops, especially when I am in London, I am contributing to their demise. I'll enjoy the experience of browsing but more often than not, it'll end up being a snooping mission as I guiltily slide out my phone and take a snapshot of a…

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Maltese: Learning the Lingo

“….she’ll be riding 6 white horses when she comes…she’ll be riding 6 white horses, riding 6 white horses..riding 6 white horses when she comes…”. A fun song we all know, usually associated with merry-makers in a pub after one too many rounds of beer. However, this little bar-stomping number was a spontaneous performance conducted by…

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