“Being a farmer is not a profession” or is it?

Recently I had a chat with a full time farmer who seemed keen to share an incident that happened to his 11-year-old son... let's call the boy 'Ronald', for argument's sake. Ronald and his classmates were asked by their teacher a question: "Can you mention different professionals?". All the kids started naming conventional professions such … Continue reading “Being a farmer is not a profession” or is it?

How (not) to go about urban embellishment: Remove trees!

Just yesterday evening a notice was put up on the Naxxar's Local Council Facebook fanpage about the imminent uprooting of the Bay trees (Laurus nobilis) in the main avenue. This morning... they were already gone. All of this less than 3 months after the same council invested €30,000 in "Greening Malta Project"... Ironic much? The … Continue reading How (not) to go about urban embellishment: Remove trees!