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Steep Streets in the Fortified City of Valletta.

The 16th Century fortified city of Valletta has some very steep streets…. …..which can seem even steeper in the middle of the day in the Mediterranean sunshine! Many are too steep and narrow for cars:       This one is really wide by 16th century building standards:   Most Read more…

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Thursday Doors: Green Doors in Valletta

Valletta, capital of Malta, is paradise for door lovers. I probably wrote exactly those same words on my return from last year’s trip to Malta too. Of course I’ve taken loads of other things; my OCD for photographing doors hasn’t (yet) taken me over completely. It just seems that way Read more…

The End of the Pier

Sadly it soon will be the end of this wonderful 115-year old Victorian pier in Colwyn Bay.¬† ¬†There are notices of its pending demolition posted on lampposts along the promenade. Various schemes to save it have failed and court actions have been lost. ¬†Ironically, the adjacent beaches on either side Read more…

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