Failure

Failure Yes, some failures are major. Others are not so very major. Yet, they still sting as though they were major.   Nonetheless, failures- no matter if major, or not so very major, may be our saviour.   Who knows, maybe saviour of our- could have been, Very proud behaviour? Or, maybe saviour of our…

Parallel Existences

Parallel Existences It’s a simple thought, but… Has it ever crossed your mind to just take pictures of old documents? Not well-maintained and fully legible ones, but those, through contact with the elements, that have deteriorated to the point of becoming indecipherable. The secrets and thoughts contained within are lost, and at first glance, these…

Interview with Noah Fabri and Martha Tea

Interview with Noah Fabri and Martha Tea Noah Fabri is a musician who has been writing music ever since he was a young child. He has released three albums on his Bandcamp page in the past two years. His main style of playing is a mix of folk, jazz and rock. He is a multi-instrumentalist…

Home

Home by James Byrne I was sick of home, now i’m Homesick; a serious case of the human condition. Small town suffocation. We held asphyxiation parties: choked our youth in a haze of alcohol, drugs and cigarette smoke. Living for the weekend – but each one weakened us, I couldn’t take it anymore. But now,…

Sodium

Sodium A change is detected, Forcing electric charges Into long, branched canals Where voltage spikes upwards And a threshold is reached. A nerve impulse has been born Surging along the canals’ white walls One wave after another, A flood of electricity, A tsunami of life.   The electric wave spreads infectiously Through the canals’ white…

Interview: All About ‘Palk Ħieles’

With a week to go until the next Palk Ħieles, an open mic night organised by artistic group Inizjamed, Maltese author Miriam Calleja interviewed two organisers Jean Paul Borg and Leanne Ellul, to find out more about the successful regular event.