Michael Darmanin

Kolumne: The English Column

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Books, Books and More Books

As you may remember, four months ago our roof was blown off by a storm. Now it is July and the new roof is almost …

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Black Is Beautiful

Imagine you go into a shop, buy something and pay, knowingly or unknowingly, with a counterfeit banknote. The police …

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Optical Illusions

When I was young I was fascinated by an artistic feature in some Maltese churches called "trompe-l'oeil”. In order to …

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We Are Europe!

As a Maltese man who met his Austrian better half in Malta and came to live here I can safely say that I represent …

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You Reap What You Sow

Many, many years ago I started my teaching career as a young novice teacher in a primary school. I was wet behind the …

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Cultural Withdrawal Symptoms

Usually May is a hectic month for me. As director and producer of the English Drama Group Salzburg, I would normally …

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Laughter Is the Best Medicine

With all the depressing news about this virus it is great to notice that humour (and especially black humour) is very …

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Home Sweet Home

Anybody who knows me will tell you that I am a creature of comfort. Some even go so far as to say that I must have …

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Highway to Hell

A couple of weeks ago something quite frightening happened to me on the motorway. As usual, I got onto the A1 at …

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Impeaching the Impeachment

Every time I delve into current American politics I feel as if I have gone snorkelling in some murky pond and need to …

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