Tanja Cilia

Freelance Writer

The Christmas Concert

  Sunday, December 20, 2009, 10:15 by Tanja Cilia The hall sounded as if there was the gathering of the clans of chipmunks. The children could be heard twittering behind … Continue reading

December 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Din-dik-dawn-dawk…

  Attendejt konferenza dwar il-Liturġija… u wara ftit id-diskors waqa’ fuq ir-riklami. Il-qassis irrakuntalna l-fotostorja li tfaslet biex turina kemm hu tajjeb il-kafe ta’ ditta minnhom. L-omm twikki t-tarbija lill-babysitter … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Għax dik fuq ir-Relief…

http://www.inewsmalta.com/dart/20130621-ax-dik-fuq-ir-relief 11:26  |  21.06.2013 Fuq tal-linja telgħu tlett ibniet li bejniethom kellhom sebat itfal. Basktijiet tal-iskola, fliexken tal-iced tea, buggy taż-żgħira nett… insomma, qisna sejrin ix-xalata tad-duttrina… Għalkemm bħas soltu kelli earbud … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Which Poem Would YOU Ban from the School Syllabus?

http://magmapoetry.com/which-poem-would-you-ban-from-the-school-syllabus/ http://www.bartleby.com/188/119.html One poem I would most certainly ban because it will have a lethal effect on young impressionable minds is “My Shadow” by Robert Louis Stevenson. It is clear … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Query Letter

November 20, 2011 at 2:53 AM To who it matter Dear all As the man said, you aint’s seen nothing yet until you read the herewith enclosed, or rather attaché, … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Mistress at Christmas

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20081226/news/the-mistress-at-christmas.23856 Friday, December 26, 2008, 13:03 Lucienne: When I was Miss Goody Two-Shoes, I wondered how a person who has stolen someone else’s husband could be so blasé and conceited … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

VALLETTA – BAROQUE BEAUTY, MODERN MARVEL

http://www.travelthruhistory.com/html/cities32.html ROQUE BEAUTY, MODERN MARVEL Valletta, Malta by Tanja Cilia Forza Valletta City Minn qalbna dan l-innu nkantaw… Fil-grawnd xi briju nqajmu Kull darba li gowl niskurjaw… Forza Valletta City……… … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

I am me

I am sea-urchins and anchovies, honey, capers, prickly pears and olives, from the Mediterranean’s best-kept secret. I am the Grand Harbour view flat, cosy, homely, comfortable, an islander who feels … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Lifetime of Writing

Tanja Pauline Cilia 28 August 2013 · I can’t remember a time when I did not write. In what was probably the first link of a chain reaction, I undertook … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Int blajtha tal-Ebola?

http://www.inewsmalta.com/dart/20141021-int-blajtha-tal-ebola   15:59  |  21.10.2014 Tlajt fuq tal-linja, u nzertajt qgħadt ħdejn mara li minn ħwejjiġha kienet tidher li hi Musulmana. Inħoss min itaptapli fuq dahri. Dort, u sibt li kienet waħda … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · Leave a comment
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