Category Archives: GENERAL OBSERVATIONS & THOUGHTS

“And they’re off,…!!!” as they say at the races…

Maltese political parties already posturing themselves for elections. Continue reading

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DRONE PILOT TRAINING IN MALTA

Serious drone pilot training and certification, now available in sunny Malta. Continue reading

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Farewell Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Farewell Philip, Duke of Edinburgh Continue reading

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Maybe the food from Star Trek is already here

So, came across this article (in Italian) on synthetic meat, lab grown chow, and it immediately reminded me of Star Trek food replicators, of Captain Jeanluc Piccard ordering his earl grey tea, and so many other episode plot lines of … Continue reading

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Experts sound the alarm on declining birth rates among younger generations: “It’s a crisis”

New data is confirming a baby boom that some doctors expected was actually a “baby bust”. Health departments in more than two dozen states in the U.S. provided records to CBS News, showing a 7% drop in births in December — nine months after the first lockdowns began. Continue reading

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SITREP 2021

this quick post is an apology for having been away from this niche of mine on the web. Continue reading

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AN AFTERNOON WITH CLIVE BOOTH

As a brand ambassador for Canon, Clive Booth has travelled far and wide and worked on countless projects, which over the years have made him a celebrated photographer and a filmmaker with tons of achievements under his belt. Continue reading

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Showcasing the Value of Scouting

A few weeks ago, I blogged about Scouts and Scouting. Am again moved to put some words together after discussing with some friends the fact that in Malta we have an ever thriving and healthy Scouting organisation for youths, with an ever present … Continue reading

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INNOVATIVE SCOUT ADULT LEADER RECRUITMENT CAMPAIGN VIDEO

An innovative scout adult leader recruitment campaign video from Denmark Continue reading

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THE CASE FOR CAMPFIRES

THE CASE FOR CAMPFIRES: Stories told in the glow of a blaze – and the campfires themselves – have been an inviting part of Scouting since its earliest days. But are they relevant in the age of the internet, cell phones, and Leave No Trace? I very much think so !! Continue reading

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