Guest Verses: Sing a song of rather more than six pence

2021-01-07T11:24:08+01:00Thu, 7th Jan '21, 11:24|

Today's Malta in yesterday's nursery rhymes. Sent in by someone known to me. Sing a song of million pence, A pocket full of bribes, Many black “jail” birds Baked in a pie. When the inquiry pie was opened The birds began to sink— Wasn’t that a dainty dish To set before the Kink? The kink [...]

Repubblika launches Active and Responsible Citizenship campaign

2021-01-07T10:30:27+01:00Thu, 7th Jan '21, 10:30|

Repubblika launched this morning a campaign to promote a culture of democracy, respect for human rights and the rule of law. The campaign will include the publication of books for children and the production of radio and social media content to promote active and responsible citizenship. A national students’ competition will also be held yearly. [...]

RIGHT OF REPLY: Dizz Group writes in

2021-01-08T00:38:54+01:00Thu, 7th Jan '21, 10:16|

The following right of reply letter was received in response to this post by Godfrey Leone Ganado. Dear Mr. Delia, Further to the Guest Post written by Mr. Godfrey Leone Ganado published on your blog on 5th January 2021, kindly note the following: Contrary to what is stated in the third paragraph, The Company in [...]

The courage to tell people the truth

2021-01-07T10:00:29+01:00Thu, 7th Jan '21, 10:00|

I heard a commenter on TV yesterday criticise Donald Trump for being too scared of his supporters to admit to them the simple truth that he had lost the election. He dug up a Winston Churchill quote: “Dictators ride to and fro upon tigers from which they dare not dismount. And the tigers are getting [...]

Ranier Fsadni’s MAGA hat

2021-01-07T08:57:45+01:00Thu, 7th Jan '21, 08:57|

I wonder if Ranier Fsadni would have handed in his piece for The Times of today had he already seen the scenes of chaos and open violent rebellion on the US Capitol yesterday. The picture of a thug lounging on the chair of the Speaker of the House of Representatives was the sight of painful [...]

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