Verdala Chit Chat

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Sue Adams Sat, 15 Apr 2017 13:48 GMT +0

Radio 4 Easter Sunday 6.35am Sunrise Service from Malta. Paschal candle is lit from the Easter Fire and procession of statues of the Risen Christ.
Chris Jenkins Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:02 GMT +0

Indeed, there are two examples at top right and left of this very page.
Chris Jenkins Mon, 10 Apr 2017 18:00 GMT +0

Then it dawned. It's on the Verdala badge of the front page of this website. Never let it be said that I don't always take the difficult way out!
Chris Jenkins Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:58 GMT +0

When I read Helen's post, I racked my memory (tempus fugit - but came up with the answer) then realised I had seen the answer recently.
Chris Jenkins Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:56 GMT +0

There is a, possibly, apocryphal Junior Officer's confidential report which reads: "This Officer will go through life pushing on doors marked pull".
Chris Jenkins Mon, 10 Apr 2017 17:34 GMT +0

From memory, it's something like "Ludum Praeter Palmam Amare".
Helen Bickmore (nee Parker) Mon, 10 Apr 2017 16:50 GMT +0

Does anyone have the Verdala motto in Latin? In English it was" For the love of the sport and not the prize".
Chris Jenkins Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:31 GMT +0

The Malta weave factory in Rabat was still going strong in summer 1976.
Chris Jenkins Mon, 10 Apr 2017 15:28 GMT +0

Seeing Father's name mentioned by Liz, I should say that I was in the UK two weeks ago to celebrate my parents'65th Wedding Anniversary.
Janet Witcher (nee Merriman) Fri, 07 Apr 2017 01:07 GMT +0

Just read "Forever Brave is Forgiven" by Chris Cleve.It is a war story set in London and has a large section on Malta during WW2.

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