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Memories of my mother – Professor Albert Fenech

My mother was Portuguese  and through various turns of life events came to Malta with two very young daughters, eventually ending up marrying my father.   She was ebullient, full of fun, had a great sense of humour [and a naughty one at that] She was a great home maker in spite of the modest means of our existence. We had a never ending … Read More Memories of my mother – Professor Albert Fenech

And from the island of love, a poem from the Professor …. Roasted Grape Loaf

Poetry and love go together and this being the month of love makes it a good time to share a poem by Professor Oliver Friggieri which he wrote at my request a few months ago after a discussion on the use of local food in poetry. I got to know the Professor and his wife Eileen well, sitting around their kitchen table as he … Read More And from the island of love, a poem from the Professor …. Roasted Grape Loaf