Something Gozitan

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



57. The Ritual Revamp

While I’d never catch up with the diving prowess of The Significant Other who has, I think, some fish genes and is currently training to be a diving instructor for when he grows up, a year ago I became a... Continue Reading →

55. Phoenician drinking habits

It’s a speck of an island, hardly visible on a map of the Med, yet Gozo’s history runs deep: just over a decade ago divers discovered the remains of a Phoenician wreck dating back to 700BC. Beyond a popular bay... Continue Reading →

33. Open Water Certification

The Mediterranean island of Gozo crams a huge amount of geological interest into its pocket-sized landmass from the smooth space-age rock formation on Marsalforn's western side, best viewed across ix-Xwejni bay and the age-old salt pans on the coast road,... Continue Reading →

28. The Boathouse: an international stopping point

One of the things The Significant Other and I love about Gozo is the inherent contradiction between the intimacy of a tiny landmass, the smaller sister of an archipelago that barely appears on the map of Europe, and a truly... Continue Reading →

17. A Pedalo and a jedi in Xlendi Bay

Xlendi’s the perfect place for a pedalo. You can pretend you’re keeping fit with a few gentle turns of the feet before the inevitable ice-cream later in the day – and if you’re lucky enough to have energetic children with... Continue Reading →

2. First the boat, then the bay

Before talking to Geoffrey, the paintbrush behind the picture above and on the previous post, it seems only right to make sure he is seated in something both stylish and comfortable because his successful international career has largely been forged in contemporary chair design.

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