Some images are instant tells of the country they’re representing, and nothing screams Malta like an open stone courtyard, a niche and some plastic chairs in a corner.
Calling this a tribute to both her home island and her late grandmother, Stephanie captures the beauty in the simplicity of one of the island’s beloved pastimes.
With over 30 shots published on the online article, the photographic essay covers everything from the actual rounds of boċċi to the endless games of rummy played inside the club.
Snapped at three different locations – Paola, Żejtun and Birgu’s boċċi clubs – the photos serve as a reminder to those who don’t always appreciate the beauty in our traditions.
It’s also a great reminder that the higher the hair, the closer to God, because that wig is marvellous.