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Tal-Ħandaq Nostalgia

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

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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats711 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/18/14 at 14:13Ivan: During our time in Malta we lived in Sliema, Luqa ...
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Luqa 2 Site parade square and Airmen's Barrack Blocks650 viewsThis was never used while I was at Luqa. Really nice setting though. Taken 9th October 20141 commentsfifla197311/17/14 at 17:24Ivan: Never saw a parade here, but I recall (1965/66) th...
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Luqa 2 site Tennis Courts and Flats711 viewsThese tennis courts were well used by us budding Rod Lavers at the time. The flats are the blocks overlooking the primary school playground on the other side. Photo taken from roughly the school bus stop on 9th October 2014.7 commentsfifla197311/17/14 at 17:16Ivan: Great set of photos of 2 Site, and well done for g...
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Anglo Maltese League797 viewsIn Merchants Street. Now a restaurant, formerly a club.2 commentsPrefect08/08/14 at 20:15Ivan: There is an adjacent post (as I write this) about ...
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Some life returns to the Gut © 502 viewsIf somewhat overpriced.2 commentsPrefect08/07/14 at 07:30Ivan: But opposite, on South Street, is the bar/restaura...
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RAF Ta Kali 1950s631 views3 commentsPrefect08/06/14 at 19:46Ivan: Thanks for that. Glad to know I'm not going D...
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RAF Ta Kali 1950s631 views3 commentsPrefect08/06/14 at 17:13Ivan: In 1962 I was an ATC cadet in No.1 (Overseas) Squa...
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Model of new City Gate514 viewsShowing some planned use for the railway tunnel.4 commentsPrefect05/31/14 at 12:55Ivan: That’s not a gate; it’s an open thoroughfare. If ...
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Bus Terminus, early 60's.558 viewsGreat colour pic showing Phoenicia Hotel. c19614 commentsdeco.rise05/26/14 at 08:19Ivan: BBCode? Good Heavens, I am confused by all the squ...
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Bus Terminus, early 60's.558 viewsGreat colour pic showing Phoenicia Hotel. c19614 commentsdeco.rise05/25/14 at 18:23Ivan: Very nice indeed. Just as I remember it during my ...
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Andrew Gallagher 1959 - 1969628 viewsFrench, Italian, Careers.
2 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)04/22/14 at 09:57Ivan: I remember him. Nice bloke.
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Nelson Cross Country 1966 from the magazine.1551 views3 commentsRichard Knapman02/04/14 at 04:28Ivan: This made me smile. Look at the way Messrs Pittawa...
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Tigne 19651618 viewsRod Deas, John (Flash) Moore, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, Mick Gillam, Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
4 commentsLantern01/29/14 at 10:54Ivan: I agree with Tiny; in neither pic has Brian Jackso...
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Tigne 19651605 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?
Middle: Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Mary Bishop, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferret.
Front: Jane Baxter, Rod Deas.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
3 commentsLantern01/23/14 at 03:36Ivan: Indeed. I was aware, but I was thanking the quoted...
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Tigne 19651605 viewsBack: Diane (Spartacus) Prater, Brian (Beatle) Jackson?
Middle: Mick Gillam, ?, Pat? Elliot, John (Flash) Moore, Mary Bishop, Paul (Quanger) Jenner, ?, Cathy Johnstone, Jack Ferret.
Front: Jane Baxter, Rod Deas.
Reclining: Richard (Tiny) Knapman.
Photo by Lynne Gregory.
3 commentsLantern01/22/14 at 13:28Ivan: A very interesting series of photos, Lynne (ah, th...
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RAF Luqa 1948653 views2 commentsPrefect01/09/14 at 07:47Ivan: Thank you, Prefect - a very absorbing photo which ...
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The School 19611356 views1 commentsPrefect10/24/13 at 05:17Ivan: Very nice shot with - in the background - Luqa chu...
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Bighi mid-1960s471 viewsNice shot of St Angelo, Kalkara Creek & Bighi. Interesting to compare this with a Google view. Spent good afternoons at Nigel Vaughan's house (his father was a Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander at Bighi). Wonderful garden with many fruits. Not there now - a marina instead! Google Map.2 commentsIvan09/09/13 at 08:21Ivan: Kalkara Creek - thanks for the correction, Prefect...
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Somewhere in Valletta, early 1950s © 623 viewsFrom my parents' album, please identify ..... (Kingsway).3 commentsdfss09/07/13 at 11:04Ivan: Just inside the city gate looking along Kingsway (...
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The Gut 1967515 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.2 commentsPrefect09/05/13 at 03:02Ivan: Great photo, but how can this seedy-looking street...
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Mayflower on Ghajn Thuffieha beach, 1952478 viewsAt least that is what it says on the back of the photo !2 commentsdfss08/27/13 at 12:04Ivan: Definitely a Morris radiator grille and, yes, it l...
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Ghajn Tuffieha Bay 1967548 views© CC Licence - BHS - Flickr.5 commentsPrefect08/21/13 at 09:54Ivan: The premier beach, as far as I'm concerned. L...
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The Magic Kiosk539 views1 commentsPrefect08/12/13 at 06:41Ivan: Ah, nice photo of happy days! Wasn't life (fo...
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Prefects 2 early 66849 viewsLtoR Smiley Jamieson Tiny Knapman Mick Gillham Helen Rourke rest ???1 commentsRichard Knapman08/04/13 at 08:45Ivan: The girl lying down at the front - Barbara Murphy?...
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Tigne Beach Summer 66?1251 viewsTiny Knapman foreground right1 commentsRichard Knapman08/04/13 at 08:24Ivan: This one is tricky. Sitting on the wall I believe ...
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Prefects 1966987 viewsPrefects Common Room Roof early 66 (Winter Uniform) LtoR Tiny Knapman Sue Old Anne Merch-Chammon ??? 1 commentsRichard Knapman08/04/13 at 08:12Ivan: The girl sitting in the foreground on the right I ...
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65 66849 viewsNigel Vaughan (far left) Flash Moore Steve Commons Reg Woodcock (far right) rest ??1 commentsRichard Knapman08/04/13 at 08:09Ivan: Nice photo! John Saddler is above Nigel Vaughan. T...
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The Meadowbank521 views2 commentsPrefect06/03/13 at 02:49Ivan: Never mind the hotel - what great cars!
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The Ferry Early 1950s659 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
3 commentsPrefect02/13/13 at 12:47Ivan: Thank goodness for that! It's been driving me...
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The Ferry Early 1950s659 viewsPostcard - Alfred Vella Gera
5 points if you can name the film on at the Alhambra.
3 commentsPrefect02/13/13 at 09:41Ivan: Is it 1950 Italian film "Botta e risposta&quo...
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Airmen's Mess RAF Luqa2453 views2 commentsPrefect02/08/13 at 02:41Ivan: If I remember correctly this was on No.2 site (I c...
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Tigne Beach1769 views14 commentsbernardhoctor 12/23/12 at 10:45Ivan: I was there again in late May this year (2012) and...
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