Christ, cats, and crazy drivers – 10 things to expect when visiting Malta.

As I prepare to leave Malta after living here on and off for the better part of a year, I have much to reflect on from my time in this dusty archipelago anchored a couple of hundred kilometers off the coast of Sicily. It certainly stole a piece of my heart, and I’m certain if…

The world is better with people in it (coronavirus diary, part 5)

Emerging from over two months of lockdown, the island nation of Malta stretches its legs and slowly begins to swing back to life. While sitting in a newly opened bistro table watching the sun go down, this introvert reflects on walking through the empty streets of Malta’s capital and concludes that it is people that make a city.