Something Gozitan

Take a ride to the golden glow of Gozo in random nuggets.

126. Lovin Malta, and the Local Favourites & International Heavyweights that will Rock The South

For the last few months I have been writing for the Lovin Malta Commercial team, working with them to promote some of the businesses, charities and other organisations on the islands, writing sponsored content for their wide audience. Last week... Continue Reading →

125. An update on The Significant Other

It's six years since we first clutched the keys to our San Katald flat and shivered on a February balcony as we looked towards the winking sea. It's six years too since The Significant Other first dreamed of life as... Continue Reading →

124. Catching Up

I've been very quiet here on the Something Gozitan blog recently - probably something to do with sixty-hour weeks in my Oxfordshire Artweeks role, some of which have been in the UK and some here. The introduction of wide-spread Zoom... Continue Reading →

123. Secrets of the citadel (3)

Something old, something new, something stunning, white and blue The citadel’s a place that gives up its secrets slowly and today I took the time to linger at the Latin inscription in the old entranceway which, so the plaque at... Continue Reading →

122. Chestnuts and chocolate in the winter sun

The weather in Gozo can be mixed in the winter months – and I won’t mention our recent anniversary weekend which The Significant Other and I spent in Valletta and which we had to cut short to get a ferry... Continue Reading →

121. Becoming a stamp collector!

Over the last few weeks I have had the chance to investigate Malta's philatelic history, to explore the Malta Postal Museum in Valletta with the lovely curator Lara Bugeja, and I was lucky enough to get a sneaky preview of... Continue Reading →

120. Gozo at the heart of a prehistoric mystery

Did a giantess powered by honey really stride across an ice-age landbridge to Malta with pygmy elephants trumpeting at her heels, like a Pied Piper of Ħamrum, and build a Jenga-esque temple to honour celestial Sirius? You'll need to watch... Continue Reading →

119. An oasis on top of the world

Gozo has many hidden gems. A favourite find of ours is the Ta'Kenuna tower and the small but lush botanic garden at its foot, complete with pond. Travelling from one side of the island to the other you can’t help... Continue Reading →

118. In the clouds

This morning, in Il-Ħaġar Museum, I went to Peru. The museum is currently presenting 𝑸'𝒆𝒓𝒐𝒔: 𝑩𝒆𝒚𝒐𝒏𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑪𝒍𝒐𝒖𝒅𝒔, an exhibition of photography by the 2021 International Travel Photographer of the Year Alessandro Bergamini. Some of the images are drawn from... Continue Reading →

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