Michael Darmanin

Kolumne: The English Column

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Going to the Movies Again

I cannot believe that more than a year has passed since I last entered a cinema. For a film buff like me that is …

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Of Fish and Smells

If one looks closely at an enlarged map of the Maltese islands, one can easily see that the main island of Malta looks …

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Idus Martii

Ever since Julius Caesar was killed in the Roman Senate in 44 B.C. and ever since Shakespeare reprised that fateful …

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Lock(s)down

With the extended lockdown (after a light lockdown and whatever we had before) now slightly eased, I can finally go to …

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Darkness Cannot Drive Out Darkness

Well, January ended pretty much as it had begun: with a bang! This time it was not a mob storming the U.S. Capitol, …

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Accountability

What an eventful January it has been! The first vaccines have slowly, very slowly, started to be injected into those …

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A Royal Summons

(The Queen's parlour at Buckingham Palace. A knock at the door. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II rises from her armchair.…

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When the Party Is Not Over

Well, 2021 has arrived, possibly with a bang or two but not the usual fireworks (which is a good thing as our pets …

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All that glisters is not gold ...

My first time on stage was in a primary school nativity play in which I was given the somewhat underwhelming role of …

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Hope Springs Eternal

December is upon us and I do not know about you, dear readers, but I am more than glad that this awful year is drawing …

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