Who killed Daphne? A year on, we’re still demanding answers

A journalist assassinated. One year. 365 days. No resignations. No justice. Daphne Caruana Galizia deserved better.

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La Repubblica: How Malta’s government absolves itself of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s killing

From Manuel Delia's blog: This is my translation of an article carried yesterday by La Repubblica. If you can, read the original here. “State of Denial”: an English expression that accurately describes the effect of the new revelations published Tuesday by La Repubblica and the Daphne Project coordinated by Forbidden Stories, throwing light once more … Continue reading La Repubblica: How Malta’s government absolves itself of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s killing

The Sound of (the Prime Minister’s) Silence

On the 5th of March the unofficial memorial set up by mourners following the assassination of investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, was swept away overnight. Maybe ‘they' thought that people would forget; uwiva, let it go ħi. Granted - overwhelming apathy and failure to stand up to the abuse of power is essentially how we … Continue reading The Sound of (the Prime Minister’s) Silence

What’s a ‘tiffin’ and when will it stop snowing?

As I write this, I'm sitting at Waterstones watching snow drift past the windows overlooking Newcastle city centre. To my left - a red pot of Earl Grey tea (fitting, since I'm so close to Grey's Monument) and a teacup, with a cherry and walnut chocolate tiffin beside it. What's a tiffin? I have no … Continue reading What’s a ‘tiffin’ and when will it stop snowing?

Kelly’s Kitchen: Maltese Fish Soup (Aljotta) Recipe

Hello, internet friends! People say that when you live abroad, you learn more things about yourself. One of these things I've learnt in just over two months here is that I love cooking, and can pretty much handle myself in the kitchen (so far, anyway). I find it relaxing and pretty damn satisfying, and I get … Continue reading Kelly’s Kitchen: Maltese Fish Soup (Aljotta) Recipe