Walks in Malta again

Malta had haunted me-and I suppose all other in the Mediterranean fleet –ever since I had first arrived in this sea at the ag of nineteen in 1941.

It was a name famous throughout the world, but also a name of ill-omen and foreboding. How often had I seen merchant ships loading in Alexandria, destroyers alongside jetties taking on stores, and barges going out to capital ships deep laden with ammunition and stores of every kind-all for Malta.

                                                            Ernie Bradford in Siege :Malta 1940-1943

MEMORIES OF STAY IN MALTA- 2010-12

As an introduction to the magic of Valletta we

walked to the Upper Barrakka gardens.

For walks and views, perspectives and visions

Gozo

History walk…Tales of Dragut, Turks and Gozitans

Funny?

Blue Lagoon-Comino

Magic Show at Theater Manoel

(Back to Manoel-

https://prashantbhatt.wordpress.com/2009/01/29/theater-manoel/

Exploring Art ..Her Grief..at St.James Centre of Creativity

A quiet afternoon at Hastings Garden

Every journey has it’s little wonders

In Search of Manwel Dimech-Maltese radical writer

and father figure of the Maltese Labor movement

http://www.chowk.com/articles/15339

Many lovely hours spent in the National Library

exploring different paths and intersections…

of thought and being

http://prashantbhatt.blog.co.uk/2010/11/01/a-visit-to-the-national-library-9872372/

St.James Centre of Creativity..

Back to these corridors..Museum of Fine Arts Malta

With Old Friend Chekov again

https://prashantbhatt.wordpress.com/2009/01/28/museum-imaging-malta/

https://prashantbhatt.wordpress.com/2009/01/28/sifting-through-complex-compositions-museums-in-malta/

Artists must never express the sense of an age:

They must give a sense to that age.

Conrad Fiedler

In this theme of  “Dialogues with Preti” one

feels that one is looking at objects that have

been gazed upon by past generations and will

continue to be admired by future ones.

My father first starting taking me to museums.

I continue that tradition with my sons

https://prashantbhatt.wordpress.com/museums-with-the-children/

Remembering such galleries..in India..”Bhau Daji Lad museum”..Byculla.Mumbai

National Gallery in Delhi (Jaipur House-India Gate)

Enjoying pizzas

Guitar Lessons with Tony Pace-St.Venera

Remembering Maben Oswald-Sagar’s first guitar teacher

in every note played

http://prashantbhatt.blog.co.uk/2009/06/24/of-artists-and-creators-mumbai-6382750/

As Tony Pace tested what this young student knew

(Sagar has been learning guitar for three years,

and Tony has been teaching for 36)

He acknowledged that Maben had taught him well.

and then he handed me a magazine which told of the Piedmont Blues

guitar movement

..of the Cultural historians who connected the African-American context

of the blues form and the connection between the West African finger

picking techniques brought to America by slaves and the Piedmont style

that developed from them.

Remembering some notes and traditions of story-telling through music from India

http://prashantbhatt.blog.co.uk/2009/03/17/do-not-ask-me-how-i-spent-the-night-english-translation-5776847/

Our Trails together

Lower Barrakka

Mediterranean musings

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About prashant bhatt

A doctor, photographer, writer likes to read and travel. Reading journal : gracereadings.com
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8 Responses to Walks in Malta again

  1. jyoti bhatt says:

    dear prashant, i am at a loss of words to convey even a little of what my heart feels , to see you all thus;enveloped in loving bonds under the blue sky besides a deep blue sea.

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