Archive | February, 2013

An afternoon in Toy Town

15 Feb

IMG_5054One day in Toy Town, Naxxar on a far away island called Malta, Mr Ashton a very tall businessman looked out from his kitchen window and saw that the sun was shining! It had rained and poured for many days and it was so pleasant to see the rays of the sun squeeze through the sulky grey clouds.   He had some things to do in the village and instead of driving in his little toy car, he thought “what a lovely afternoon to take a walk”. Continue reading

Carrier Malta

8 Feb

IMG_0813Malta was often thought of as an aircraft carrier in WWII. 18 miles long and about 12 wide the main island is not much bigger than a ship and its position in the middle of the Med, directly on the route Mussolini and later Hitler wanted to use to supply their efforts in Tunisia and the rest of North Africa, made it an essential launching platform for war planes. Continue reading

Refloating AshtonsAfloat

2 Feb

IMG_5032I’m not even going to begin to make an excuse, life is exciting but difficult right now and for a million reasons AshtonsAfloat has been on the hard along with Yangminshan. Continue reading