Tanja Cilia

Freelance Writer

Liġġem Ilsienek!

  Oħti Carmen ilha mejta kważi 40 sena – u għadni nsib, bħalma sibt dalgħodu, minn jistaqsini, “Imma x’kellha, għid?”, bħallikieku r-risposta tiegħi ser tagħmlilhom xi differenza f’ħajjithom ħlief li … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Inti wiċċek sfiq?

09:12  |  29.12.2013 Dan l-aħħar, fuq sit soċjali, b’nofs ċajta, xi ħadd ivvinta l-kelma stessu. Qal li din ser tkun il-kelma Maltija għal selfie. Jien dort għalih, u għedtlu li la m’għandniex … Continue reading

April 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Cinema of The Future

  Dear Cinéaste, or Cinephile, or whatever you prefer to call yourself, the papyrus scroll said, you are invited to see for yourself whether cinema is the most beautiful fraud … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Mort Coffee Morning – U Funeral

  Inzertat ġurnata tal-Erbgħa u ħsibt li la ma kellix daqstant x’nagħmel, nitla’ sas-suq ta’ Birkirkara. Mela kif ħriġt mill-bieb eżatt, iċempel it-telefon; kienet ħabiba li kont ilni qatiegħ ma … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Li Kont Nikkmanda Jien…

http://www.inewsmalta.com/dart/20140228-li-kont-nikkmanda-jien 14:49  |  28.02.2014 Hekk konna nkantaw, meta mmoru xi ħarġa tad-duttrina. U din il-ġimgħa, meta qisha qagħdet li (kumbinazzjoni!) il-poplu huwa maqsum dwar jekk għandhiex tilħaq President, l-Onorevoli Marie Louise Coleiro … Continue reading

March 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tomorrow’s Word

  “I want to die!” the child sobbed, rivulets of tears streaming down his chubby cheeks. It’s not often that children step into the path of an oncoming bike, holding … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Saint Nicholas vs. Santa Claus

http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20081124/news/saint-nicholas-vs-santa-claus.234169 Monday, November 24, 2008, 10:54         The jury is still out on whether parents should perpetuate the “myth” of Santa Claus. After all, he was a … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Psst! Ħares ‘l Hawn…

Lehen is-Sewwa, February 28, 2016   Hawn min, biex ikellmek, jaħtaflek il-komma u jħares ċass f’għajnejk, qisu jrid jagħmillek seħer. Hawn min għandu ħabta jħares lejn ħuġbejk, jew moħħok, jew … Continue reading

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Xahar u Naqra…

    L-għaqda Alcoholics Anonymous tuża l-mantra Għall-Lum Biss. Il-Flylady, il-maskott ta’ sistema ta’ ħajja ordnata, tgħidlek li “tista’ tagħmel dak li hemm bżonn, tul kwarta”. L-ideja hi li jekk aħna … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Min Hu Għajri?

    Kelma helwa hi bħal żejt fuq il-feriti… Kelli għalliema li kienet tinsisti li naqraw l-hekk imsejħa “kotba klassiċi”, biex ‘iżjed ‘l quddiem’, jiġifieri issa, meta xi ħadd jagħmel … Continue reading

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