Books as the antidote

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

Paul GrechThe term “fake news” is ubiquitous these days. Everyone has heard it and we’ve started peppering our conversations with it too. Occasionally we’ve even started believing this fake news business too.Of course, this is nothing new. A look

2017-03-25 17:09:55  

New Year Challenge

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

by Paul GrechI’m not a big fan of setting resolutions at the start of a new year. Apart from the feeling of self-loathing that is the somewhat inevitable outcome of any resolution that is broken, I don’t see why we should wait for the start of a

2017-01-23 09:51:28  

Paul’s Christmas shopping (part 2)

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

by Paul GrechYou realise that the year is coming to an end because newspapers, magazines, and lifestyle programmes will be happily dishing out lists of “best books of the year" articles. I’m not nearly well read enough to try coming up with

2016-12-18 19:36:37  

Paul’s Christmas shopping (part 1)

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

by Paul GrechChristmas is here and with it the need to buy gifts for our loved ones. If you’re a parent like me, this will involve a fair deal of negotiating with your children over Santa’s list.I always try to encourage them to write down a numb

2016-12-17 09:10:29  

Going long(form)

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

Here in the office, this is one of our favourite posts from blogger Paul Grech. Read it, and savour it.One of the best books I’ve read this summer was Love and Ruin. It is an anthology of stories from The Atavist, an online-only publication that

2016-11-22 22:34:01  

Quotes to reflect upon (13)

Pro Tridentina (Malta): Saċerdot Malti li ħadem favur il-Liturġi

Sir Alec Guinness in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)“Much water has flown under Tiber's bridges, carrying away splendour and mystery from Rome, since the pontificate of Pius XII. The essentials, I know, remain firmly entrenched and I find t

2016-11-12 12:39:55  

Book lovers’ festival

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

Guest blogger Paul Grech looks forward to this week’s Book FestivalFor book lovers, the Malta Book Festival is heaven. So many books and so many other people who love books to talk to; it is easy to lose yourself rummaging, discussing and buying

2016-11-07 13:55:33  

A different kind of magic

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

Guest blogger Paul Grech is in Potter-heaven. Let’s catch up with him.Potterheads are in heaven. After five years of waiting, in November, there will be a cinematic return to the world created by JK Rowling. Her Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find

2016-10-25 21:28:31  

Important announcement

Pro Tridentina (Malta): Saċerdot Malti li ħadem favur il-Liturġi

Those interested in joining Pro Tridentina (Malta) are kindly asked to meet one of the member of the provisional Committee who will be attending Mass in the Extraordinary Form on the dates indicated in the poster or every Sunday at 19:00. SP

2016-10-25 15:49:03  

Our Colourful Craft!

Book Review – Kotba bil-Malti | Ms Maria

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2016-10-22 09:42:52  

Welcome!

Book Review – Kotba bil-Malti | Ms Maria

Hi boys, Welcome to the blog! I hope that you’ll have fun going through the videos and games

2016-10-19 17:41:52  

Attn: Parents/Guardians

Book Review – Kotba bil-Malti | Ms Maria

To whom it may concern, Please note that by linking students to certain videos and games, they would be going onto external websites at times. Thus it is best that you are nearby when they are using the blog because I have no control over what vi

2016-10-19 17:35:49  

Festa tal-Beatu Karlu I tal-Awstrija

Pro Tridentina (Malta): Saċerdot Malti li ħadem favur il-Liturġi

Bi pjaċir inħabbru li l-Festa Liturġika tal-Beatu Karlu I tal-Awstrija ser tiġi ċċelebrata permezz ta` Quddiesa bil-Forma Straordinarja tar-Rit Latin fil-Knisja ta` San Pawl tal-Wied f`Birkirkara l-Ħadd 23 ta` Ottubru, 2016 fis-7:00 pm. Kulħadd h

2016-10-13 08:49:39  

The One about the Sports Books

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

Post-Olympics, guest blogger Paul Grech is looking for optimism and hope in sports books.This is not a good time for sport.  Every week stories about corruption, doping and facilities left to rot, hit the headlines. Constantly, we are bombarded w

2016-09-02 16:45:46  

May the Force be with us

09/16/13 - Merlin Publishers Blog

Guest blogger Paul Grech is getting his Game of Thrones fix, and then some.Monday mornings aren’t exactly my favourite time of the week and if there’s a day when the urge to sleep in is at its peak then it probably is Monday. That’s hardly surpri

2016-08-10 00:42:52  

A sustained attack in Malta on those in favour of the Tridentine Mass - 2

Pro Tridentina (Malta): Saċerdot Malti li ħadem favur il-Liturġi

A smashed statue of Jesus (not in Malta)Another contribution from the Sunday Times of Malta, dated 31 July 2016.Fr John Caruana, BirkirkaraNew and old in the ChurchIn his article ‘Thank you; but no thank you’ (The Sunday Times of Malta, July

2016-08-08 08:09:14  

A sustained attack in Malta on those in favour of the Tridentine Mass - 1

Pro Tridentina (Malta): Saċerdot Malti li ħadem favur il-Liturġi

Fr Joe Borg regularly writes against traditional Catholics.The below letter, dated 17 July 2016, published in the Sunday Times of Malta, is the latest in a sustained attack on those Catholics faithful who like the Tridentine Rite. Seems that this

2016-08-02 08:03:44  

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