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Show 13 - Clock Making  
 

We race against time! We never have enough time! But if we had? What would we do? What if "the keepers of time" had to stop? Would this be "time out"? Let us listen to Mr Roderick Mizzi as he explains how clocks came to be what they are today, the shapes and mechanisms they went through and the care they require. Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea conclude this series of thirteen programmes, having Roderick Mizzi as a guest - the guy that makes them tick!

 
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Show 12 - Apiculture (Beekeeping) No. 2  
 

This week's edition is a continuation of what has been discussed in show number 4. Mr Michael Muscat, this edition's guest, will be answering questions such as: Can been be domesticated? Is the Maltese bee a hard worker? How developed are their senses? How do they mate? Are they dangerous? Is honey the only product we get from them? What about approved home-made cosmetic recipes? Join Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea as they get answers to these questions.

   
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Show 11 - Sculpture  
 

Young, fervent and promising Shaun Saliba, soon getting his diploma from the School of Arts (Malta), discusses with Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea his approach to art and his accomplishment to date. If you have it, go for it!

   
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Show 10 - A Collection of Milk Bottle Caps  
 

Everyday life is taken foregranted and we hardly notice most of things that surround us. Very few of us consider collecting common items. But saving even the cheapest of them of all, can turn them into a fortune in the years to come. Mr Paul Zammit, an exemplary worker and a promoter of Cottonera's conservation, tells his story and explains to Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea how his collection remembers some interesting historical facts.

 

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Show 08 & 09 - The Gold/Silversmith  
 

Parish communities around the Maltese Islands take pride in having works of art to embellish their churches. New statues are being commissioned while older ones are being restored and sometimes also guilded. Goldsmith and silversmith Mr John Bartolo goes through the delicate and responsible processes with Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea in the following two programmes.

   
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Show 07 - The Art of the Pen  
 

A lifetime in the art of writing is explored by Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea while interviewing the prolific writer Mr Joseph Serracino who has covered a vast array of subjects, for various media, over a long period of years.

 
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Show 06 - Mini War Games  
 

Can friends and enemies take the role of enemies and can friends be enemies? Can a person in any walk of life lead a whole army? Mr Richard Zahra, a science teacher and a writer, explains to Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea how this can be done through war gaming.

 
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Show 05 - The Mind of a Sculptor  
 

Most art depicts the profound thoughts of the maker. Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea take a tour into refiefs and scultures by Mr Tony Caruana and the symbolism in his works of art.

   
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Show 04 - Apiculture (Beekeeping) No. 1  
 

In this very particular interview we got some really interesting answers to our questions. How did bees find their way to isola Melite "the island of honey"? Were our anchestors aware of the huge benefits bees bestow on mankind? What is a colony? Can bees become sick? Meet Mr Michael Muscat as we go in deep into a discussion about his profession, beekeeping.

   
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Show 03 - Photography & Cinematography  
 

How much do you know about photography? How many movies have you seen and really appreciated the talents behind the production? Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea indulge in finding out how Mr Charles Axisa, a professional photographer and movie enthusuast, combine his talents to enjoy both his hobbies.

   
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Show 02 - Paintings  
 

How do painters think? What influences their inspirations? This week we spoke with art master Mr Joseph Lawrence Mallia to understand better the journey from the mind to the canvas.

   
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Show 01 - Statues of Baby Jesus  
 

Alfred Mallia and Andrew Galea met a unique person with an all year round passion for Christmas. Although she is a wife and mother of two beautiful daughters, she still finds time for her art and hobby! During this edition of Arti u Passatempi we sit around the table with Maria Degabriele.

   
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