• Busy Bee… and a new Home!

    agara

    It has been a very busy start for agara in the first few months of 2018. With the Lesotho Pole’ Pole’ project mentioned in February’s article up and running in full swing, the eight volunteers are meeting on a regular basis so as to build a comprehensive curriculum to be ...

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  • Is-Seħta u l-Iskunġrar

    Għaqda tal-Malti Università

    L-inklinazzjoni ta’ kull poplu lejn fenomeni sopranaturali li jagħtuh xi għamla ta’ sigurtà f’mumenti diffiċli hija sentiment qadim li jinsab f’kull kultura. Fost oħrajn, Bronislaw Malinowski joffri l-esperjenza personali tiegħu bħala xhieda tal-funzjoni psikoloġikament terapewtika ta’ kelmiet imlissna fi ħdan komunità vulnerabbli quddiem il-forzi ħżiena tan-natura (Sex, Culture and Myth ...

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  • Busy-ness

    Matt Urpani

    Do you ever wake up in the morning and just think, “No. Today just… no”? Today was one of those days for me. I woke to a dozen messages on my phone from a number of people asking for this or that, things to post on my computer, laundry to ...

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  • An Elegy for Nostalgia

    Andrew Camilleri

    I’m not an old man, yet I still find myself slipping into the golden moments of my past. Smells, locations but most frequently songs will transport me instantly to cherished memories with an intensity that is overwhelming. Interestingly the memories, always seem to end in the bittersweet feeling of missing ...

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  • Il-Makkjetta: Riċetta Maltija għall-Buri u l-Geddum

    Għaqda tal-Malti Università

    Għalkemm il-makkjetta x’aktarx bdiet lejn l-aħħar tas-seklu dsatax u l-bidu tas-seklu għoxrin, u għadha teżisti sal-lum il-ġurnata, qatt ma kienet intefgħet attenzjoni diretta fuqha u ġiet studjata mill-qrib. B’hekk ġara li ħafna materjal fuqha u fuq l-esponenti tagħha diġà ntilef, u dan kompla joħloq ritratt imċajpar tal-makkjetta minħabba n-nuqqas ta’ ...

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  • New Beginnings

    Christine Galea

    Every 31 December, as the year comes to a close, I generally find myself reflecting upon how my year has gone and what I’m looking forward to in the coming months.  Yet no matter how hard I try to envisage what lies ahead, I must admit that every new year ...

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  • A quest(ion) for 2018: The Joy in Suffering

    agara

    Rejoice in the Lord always (Philippians 4:4) is probably the simplest, most demanding command one could hope to respect. Always is not only something we increasingly shy away from, but to always rejoice almost implies we ought to be indifferent and naive to the circumstances we come across throughout our ...

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  • Are you happy?

    Andrew Camilleri

    Do you enjoy your job? How are things going with your spouse? Are you earning enough money? Have you lost weight recently? No matter what answer we give to what I call the “wedding questions”; the questions you inevitably get asked when people you don’t know very well pretend to ...

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  • Love is all you need

    Kurt Galea

    Love. What a powerful word. It is a subject which emerges in all that we do, hear and say. From songs, to plays, to architecture, this phenomena has touched humanity, so much so that a life without love is instantly perceived as hellish and dull. During this time of year, ...

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