Michael Darmanin

Kolumne: The English Column

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The Trumpian Legacy

In about a two week's time the presidential elections will take place in the USA. Like many Europeans I am hoping that …

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The Austrian "Free” Market

I am probably going to put my foot in a wasp's nest with this column but here it goes. As you may remember, we had to …

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Killing the Golden Goose

When I was a small child my home island of Malta was still relatively unbuilt. Living in Valletta, a city enjoying …

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When PLUS Becomes a Minus

When PLUS Becomes a Minus

Salzburg is a city of many wonders. It is a city of music, a city of great architecture and culture but not, unfortunately, a city for students. When I came here many years ago, I enrolled at the university …

All the King's Men …

As we all know, the rain in Spain falls mainly in the plain or at least that is what Rex Harrison told Audrey Hepburn …

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Un Ballo in Maschera

As you may have noticed, the number of Covid-19 infections is rising again. Little clusters are popping up everywhere, …

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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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