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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

Memories of the Royal Naval School, Malta, 1947 - 1978.


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Tal-Handaq school badge275 viewsMy old school blazer badgejimjoyner1
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306 viewsMy family and I boarding a RAF Comet 2 returning to the UK in October 1966jimjoyner1
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259 viewsMy family and I rolling down the runway on board the RAF Comet 2 bound for our return to the UK.jimjoyner1
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1011 viewsComet 2 taking off from RAF Luqajimjoyner1
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347 viewsThis is where we lived for most of our stay in Malta 'Maxim Flats' in Depiro St Sliema. We lived in the balcony far side second from the bottom just above the one with the external stairs. That was owned by the editor of the 'Malta Times' newspaper.jimjoyner1
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245 viewsMum Dad and Andrewjimjoyner1
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261 viewsMe and Mum in Gzira (I think) in 1964jimjoyner1
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261 viewsMum and Aunt Lil (visiting from UK) at Ghajn Tuffiehajimjoyner1
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245 viewsMe (standing) with younger brother Andrew at Ghajn Tuffieha beach probably 1966. I imaging it would have been one of the first colour photos we had taken.jimjoyner1
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229 viewsMe brother Andrew (in the middle) and friend Ralphjimjoyner1
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263 viewsMe and Dad waiting for the time delay on the camera (sat on a rock) to take the photo at Ghajn Tuffieha beach.jimjoyner1
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227 viewsMy Dad (James Douglas Joyner then Flt Sgt) at work as Air Traffic Controller at RAF Luqa tower in 1965/1966. jimjoyner1
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315 viewsDad taking out the washing in the back yard in Tarxien Rd Luqa Village; our first accomodation on arriving in Malta.jimjoyner1
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245 viewsMy Dad overlooking Balluta Bay, Sliemajimjoyner1
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213 viewsDad and younger brother Andrew at Ghajn Tuffeieha just before the huge climb up the steps to the car park after a day on the beach.jimjoyner1
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377 viewsMe diving off the cliffs at Delimara Point with younger brother Andrew looking on. 1965/1966jimjoyner1
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