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2021: A Photographic Retrospective

Over the last few weeks, in what has become an annual event, I went through the photos that I shared on this blog over the last year, choosing twelve photos for sharing again in this retrospective. As usual, this means that the photos have appeared on this blog since I published the last retrospective, but may have been taken earlier. For those who are interested, … Continue reading 2021: A Photographic Retrospective

Abandoned Car

Over the last few weeks I have been working on the photography side of the walking book project. This involves going through my now rather extensive catalogue of photos to find those that were taken from these walks, shortlisting those that are suitable as illustrations. In some cases this has been rather straightforward, simply a matter of finding the various outings in the area and … Continue reading Abandoned Car


This week’s throwback post takes us back to late winter this year, and a walk starting from the cliffs at Dingli and heading down through Fawwara. I already shared photos of the other chapel in the small hamlet of Fawwara. This one, too, proves to be rather tricky to photograph due to the very limited viewpoints. Those who are interested will find details about this … Continue reading Lunzjata

Lunzjata and Laferla Cross

For this week’s throwback I’m starting with photos from another walk I did last winter, in the countryside around Fawwara and Girgenti, in the outskirts of Siġġiewi. The high point of the walk was a steep hill, at the top of which there’s the Laferla Cross and the nearby chapel of the Annunciation (Lunzjata in Maltese). The cross is a well-known landmark in the area, … Continue reading Lunzjata and Laferla Cross

Journal: PLOS ONE

Marc Tanti, Camille Berruyer, Paul Tafforeau, Adrian Muscat, Reuben Farrugia, Kenneth Scerri, Gianluca Valentino, V. Armando Solé, and Johann A. Briffa, Automated segmentation of microtomography imaging of Egyptian mummies, PLOS ONE, vol. 16, no. 12, p. e0260707, 2021. Accepted: [plosone2021-submitted] Published: [plosone2021-published] (original link) Other: Git Repository, Data Sets Copyright notice Continue reading Journal: PLOS ONE