20 Things Every Maltese Knows To Be True

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[image source] 1. There is no lunch better than a couple of slices of Maltese bread with good olive oil, tomatoes, salt and pepper, and an ice-cold Cisk to wash it down. 2. If you leave Malta to live abroad, you will eventually end up with a group of friends which unfailingly includes a number of Maltese. 3. ...

“Be me a little”: A review of ‘Let The Right One In’ at the Apollo

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[Martin Quinn as Oskar and Rebecca Benson as Eli in Let The Right One In. Image Source] I went into this show with no expectations whatsoever. I've never read the bestselling novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist, nor have I seen the Swedish and American film adaptations. All I knew was that the story somehow involved vampires. Never having liked horror ...

40 untranslatable words we should all be using

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[image source] I love words. I really, really love words. Their silent power to evoke reactions - some intellectual, some emotional, some even visceral. I love words - those arbitrary combinations of sounds which are at the core of language, which are so heavy with meaning. The love of words is a truth universal to all the ...

Links! Creativity! Fanfic! Books! Writing!

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"Don’t make stuff because you want to make money — it will never make you enough money. And don’t make stuff because you want to get famous — because you will never feel famous enough. Make gifts for people — and work hard on making those gifts in the hope that those people will notice ...