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Christine Wilkinson421 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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Kevin Malloy348 viewsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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Wendy Battleday496 views1 commentsNelle Grace (Lucas)
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1962536 viewsAndy McPherson, John Anderson, Bugs, Me - did I really look like that, Chris ? Craig Walter (American?) Geddis ? (not to be argued with).
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Kalafrana, Summer 1961 - Parents606 views2nd left is Bill Day, cannot recall the others. Great shot across the bay.3 commentsdeco.rise
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Christmas for the Parents - 1960488 viewsYet another evening out circa Christmas 1960 !
Front (R-L) Bob Hadden, Joyce Day, Bill Day, ?, Len Murgatroyd. Far side (R-L) Robbie ?, Doreen Hadden, John & Joan Locke all the rest I cannot recall. Any sons/daughters recognise anyone?
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Mike Vingoe470 viewsTraining for Gozo Seven Hills marathon. At this early stage he still has hands in pockets to keep them warm (or trousers up).Martin Powell
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M J Vingoe637 viewsTrainee conductor (failed inhale whistle test). 3 commentsMartin Powell
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Creature from the Blue Lagoon456 viewsScary.Martin Powell
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A Busy Social Life540 viewsEarly 1960sprefect
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Plan of the School484 viewsDate illegible but sometime in 1960s, probably early as the Music Room hadnt yet moved.prefect
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Kalafrana, Summer 1961690 viewsYoungsters playing whilst the adults lie around in the sun. Through gate on left is the sea/leisure area. the middle kiddie, ginger hair is my Brother Ian. Cannot remember any of the others, any help? Do I spot a pale blue Triumph Herald in the shade at the back?deco.rise
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Winning Team528 viewsTal Handaq visit to the 1960 Rome Olympics
See report in 1961 Magazine
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Being Prepared442 viewsPacked and ready for Scout camp on Gozo August 1961.
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Pembroke Troop 1961563 viewsWe used to meet at St Andrew's Barracks on a Friday evening.
I loved playing British Bulldog
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Star Disembarkation 1960466 viewsReturn of the TH trip to the Rome Olympics.

See report in the 1961 Magazine
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10th Birthday Tea at Egmont Close561 views17 July 1960
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Birthday Tea558 viewsBack L-R. Andrew West, ?, John Kirby,?, Ralph Rae.
Front L-R. ?, Francis Lloyd, Anne Kirby, Anne Lloyd, John Lloyd.
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John & Clare, Kalafrana Summer 1961791 viewsJohn Day & Clare Hollister. She left Malta on SS Orcades 19th July 1962. Where are you now Clare?
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John Day, Kalafrana Summer 1961784 viewsBlue sea, sky etc. Why did we come home to rain?4 commentsdeco.rise
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Sandra English at Delimara mid 60s804 viewsWhere are you now Sandra ? Does anyone know?jane banks
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Liz Jameson 1968820 viewsAt St George's. What a change from now - the scenery, I mean!(and me)!! 1 commentsprefect
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Lifesavers at Kalafrana 19611284 viewsTony Graham2 commentsprefect
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Martin Canon & Vicki French 1967638 viewsprefect
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Devonia657 viewsHere is a Devonia 1966 slide, though I'm not sure where
(Probably Rhodes).
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Tal Handaqians in Athens 1966595 viewsThe guys are amazed at a Greek guard in Athens.That is assuming my memory is correct about where this was! I am sure it was during the Devonia cruise of 1966 that included Delphi, Athens, Istanbul and Rhodes. The following year was Crete, Izmir (Ephesus), Lebanon and Haifa, in Dunera. I must dig out the slides I took that year!1 commentsChris Howells
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Lifeboat Drill; Dunera Cruise 1967829 viewsI am sure that this was the Dunera cruise of early 1967. I was in 3B at the time and this is a scan (took a while to get it down to 250kb!) of a picture that appeared in the Times of Malta.
I cannot name a soul, (apart from me of course! Front row,4 along with head at jaunty angle, book in hand and OMG turn ups!) So if anyone can fill in those names: go for it!
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Headmaster, Mr Plant (right) and his Staff. 1962.657 viewsFrom the 1962 Magazine
Left is Benny Cassar who was Transport Driver from 1947.
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At Meleiha 1964579 viewsPosing in the sea, I think I had found a hermit crab which I am so proudly displaying!Chris Howells
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Meleiha 1964491 viewsMy brother and sister. Tony went to Maidstone Grammar School and Gwyneth to Luqa Primary.Chris Howells
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Tigne Early 1965577 viewsChris Howells was posing for his Father to take a picture a large wave crashed over giving him a shock!
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School photo 1967460 viewsChris Howells' school photo, though it may have been 1966! I can't rememberChris Howells
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