Alison BezzinaAlison Bezzina
Sat, Jun 8th 2019, 12:23

My yearly illogical Christmas

I hate Christmas. There I said it. But why? Why would any sane person hate a feast that’s entirely dedicated to love,...

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Andrew Borg CardonaAndrew Borg Cardona
Thu, Jun 1st 2017, 07:43

Have a good look

Pick up a hard copy of the Times, or take a look at the PDF version online. Count the number of column inches that ex...

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Christopher GattChristopher Gatt
Sat, Apr 21st 2018, 15:33

Jason and the Whatnots

You have to hand it to him, Jason Micallef sure knows how to stir up publicity for himself and V18. And surely that m...

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Colm ReganColm Regan
Tue, Jul 2nd 2019, 11:13

Learning lessons

I grew up in Ireland in the times of the ‘Troubles’ – our euphemism for the war that claimed the lives of over 3,500 ...

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DO CambodiaDO Cambodia
Fri, Aug 14th 2015, 10:01

Waking up in Cambodia

I'm not gonna lie to you - I struggled to get out of bed today. Teaching in the morning and again afternoon, then wor...

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Fr Joe BorgFr Joe Borg
Fri, Dec 21st 2018, 14:25

No to a watery grave

At the time of writing the crisis around the migrant rescue ship Aquarius is still ongoing. It is a sign that the mig...

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Herman GrechHerman Grech
Wed, Jul 10th 2019, 08:36

Mistake to let PN members elect the leader – Louis Galea

It was a mistake to leave it up to members to elect the new Nationalist Party leader, according to Louis Galea, who i...

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John BaldacchinoJohn Baldacchino
Fri, Sep 21st 2018, 12:58

Where modernity has never been

While the debacle over the so-called Pembroke Towers unfolds, and where crowds and opinions have been literally busse...

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Lara DimitrijevicLara Dimitrijevic
Fri, Apr 19th 2019, 09:50

Against the tide, I pledge more action in 2019

Christmas is a time to pause for reflection, a perfect time to look back at the year gone past and contemplate on the...

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Lifecycle Challenge 2014Lifecycle Challenge 2014
Sun, Jun 19th 2016, 19:53

Lifecycle stands down in the Land of the rising sun

The sun was setting and the lights were coming on in the Tokyo telecoms tower that is a landmark on Tokyo's horizon. ...

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Maria BrownMaria Brown
Mon, Jan 7th 2019, 12:43

An arguably prude but indisputably candid agenda

What leaked through domestic walls and social media in recent days rubs salt in wounds inflicted by instances when th...

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Mel HartMel Hart
Tue, Oct 16th 2018, 14:34

Self censorship after Daphne's murder

Self censorship is healthy. Since I started writing I followed one piece of advice. Do not wait for inspiration to st...

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Petra Caruana DingliPetra Caruana Dingli
Mon, Jul 2nd 2018, 17:21

In the front trenches

Politicians are seeking credit for having taken a stand against the Gaffarena-Old Mint Street expropriation deal, whi...

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Ramona DeparesRamona Depares
Fri, Jul 19th 2019, 17:48

It’s pure Maltese: olive oil from endemic trees

A batch of 120 new olive trees have just been planted in a stretch of woodland between Bidnija and Wardija as part of...

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Steve MalliaSteve Mallia
Thu, Oct 27th 2016, 16:40

Planet of the social media apes

It’s a funny old world. Cast your mind back, if you will, to early January and the battle cry that became a worldwide...

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Sylvana BrannonSylvana Brannon
Sun, Jan 20th 2019, 09:52

A thinking woman is a scary woman

The idea that a person can have an opinion that is not dictated by the agenda of a political party is unfathomable on...

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Victor CallejaVictor Calleja
Sat, Nov 24th 2018, 10:59

Signs from the after-life

When Daphne Caruana Galizia was still alive and giving us a near-daily commentary on the ills, scandals and horror st...

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