Għal għonq it-triq #8: Tama għall-imġewħin, ta’ Caroline Davies

Il-qari ta’ Immanuel Mifsud fix-xelter ta’ Ħ’Attard – idea mill-isbaħ, fejn spazju maħkum mill-biża’ jimtela bl-affermazzjoni u s-saħħa li taf tagħti l-poeżija – fakkarni fi ktieb li rċevejt m’ilux, mingħand Caroline Davies, poetessa minn Wales. Convoy hija ġabra ta’ poeżiji li tirrakkonta l-esperjenzi ta’ nannuha, James ‘Jim’ Honeybill, li kien baħħâr fuq l-MV Ajax, wieħed …

Crowdfunding for a Maltese passport – a good idea?

In response to Malta’s decision to sell citizenship – and its corresponding EU passport – to “ultra-high net worth individuals” in return for a one-time ‘donation’ of €650,000 (plus a €7,500 “Due Diligence fee” for the private company which has been given exclusive competence to market and sell the scheme), last weekend, I sent a …

Out of place – or to return without returning

Eppure l’Italia è una parola aperta, piena d’aria. Erri de Luca, Solo andata (Nota di geografia) Map after map, we’re accustomed to seeing the Italian peninsula as a boot, perhaps for the catwalk, perhaps for the football pitch, or simply for hiking, even whilst staying put. Now and again the leg bends slightly at the …