I am taking on a new task, in my already jam-packed life! I have decided to learn a new language….. I know, you are most likely wondering, WHY?
My Father was (he is no longer with us) from Malta; I have always had a yearning to go to Malta, and to learn the language. Dad tried to teach me; but my bad stutter as a child/adolescent, and fear of speaking more than a few words at a time, even in English, hampered my drive to learn. I have since mastered the stutter (for a long while now actually, except on a bad day, then it occasionally returns with gusto. Nothing that deep breathing and a nice cuppa tea can’t remedy)! So I have decided to push through. I am using an online language learner ‘italk’, as there are no Maltese language classes in Perth, Australia (I guess it’s not as popular as Italian or Spanish). I have also been using ‘Google Translate‘. I know the basics that I picked up from dad (although, swearing doesn’t count, considering I prefer not to curse in English, let alone another language). 🙂 So….
kif int ħbieb tiegħi (how are you my friends) and jixtiequ me Xorti fl-vjaġġ ġdida tiegħi (wish me luck in my new journey).
I have also been looking at villas and townhouses in Malta (my husband raised his eyebrows when I showed him a property). Looking at a holiday home/rental property. I found a really nice one in St. Paul’s Bay; (my hubby happens to be named Paul too). Here are some photos I got from this site: http://www.propertymaltadirect.com/real_estate_pages/1608-10o.htm
I have one husband and three lovely children. I love agricultural science and Africa. I am combining both to fulfill my passion for aid in developing countries; training and empowering. I love to write poetry, contemporary and haiku. I have a wild imagination; I imagine that the world is everybodies' oyster and that fair trade is a universal concept.
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