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Alfred Vassallo (known as Freddie – nicknamed - Deduson) born 11th April 1956 in Sliema, Malta. In 1972 Alfred was Awarded the best actor role in the Malta Youth Drama Festival for the part of ‘Paul, in Lino Grech’s play – “THE LAST MATCH”

He produced and directed several plays as a semi-professional. His  “Alfred Vassallo Productions Theatre Group” included amongst others: "The Exorcism", "Equus", "Night Must Fall", "Who Killed Agatha Christie", "The Island", "Night     Mother", "Who's On First" and "Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs." were held at The Manoel Theatre, the national theatre of Malta. He also wrote Plays, Radioplays and documentaries in Maltese.

In 1986 Alfred was employed by the CO-Operative company in Colchester, England as director for their theatre group “The Scene Around”.

Other works by the author

Collected Poems

  • In Search for a Pessimist

  • In Search for Love

  • In Search for Beauty

  • In Search for Emotions

  • In Search for Hypothesis

  • Guid Gear Comes in Sma Bulk



  • I Killed Hercule Poirot (A Comedy/Thriller in Two Acts)

  • I Was Jeshua’s Friend(An Epic Drama in Three Acts)

  • Pregnancy Surprise (One Act Play)

  • Pick Me Up (One Act Play)

  • The Crown of The Black Madonna (A Play in Three Acts)

  • The Patient (A Play in Three Acts)

  • Dichotomy Summit (A Play in One Act)


  • Europe in the Early Days

  • Listen and Learn

    Radio Plays

  • The Mysterious Villa

  • Carnival Masks

  • Dial M For Murder (An adaptation and translation by Frederick Knott)

  • After Midnight (An adaptation and translation by Nero Wolfe)

Teetotal Freddie - Unbelieveable!

Blog Posted:7/14/2014 1:39:00 AM

Hi souper friends,

It has been a forthnight now, and believe it or not Freddie Vee aka Alfred Vassallo is a teetotal man!


Do I beleive myself? I have to, I am drinking jugs of sparkling water and buckets of coffee!

Also I am eating a bit more than usual, breaking the code of diabities by have a bar of chocolate now and again.





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  1. Date: 7/18/2014 1:12:00 PM
    Jumping up and down for you, Freddie! Big Hugs my friend..Arlene

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  1. Date: 7/16/2014 7:55:00 AM
    go Freddie go try eating veggies!!!

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  1. Date: 7/15/2014 10:06:00 PM
    Great news, Freddie, and God help to keep it up,

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  1. Date: 7/15/2014 10:01:00 AM
    Keep up the good work, Freddie! Good for you!

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  1. Date: 7/15/2014 2:42:00 AM
    I'm so so happy for you! You have accomplished something fantastic, Freddie. Bless you. Hope that you stay away from stressors that might cause a relapse. Be positive. You are STRONG and COURAGEOUS!

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  1. Date: 7/15/2014 12:41:00 AM
    way to go,Freddie!!! Keep it up!

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  1. Date: 7/14/2014 10:57:00 AM
    Well done Freddie everyone here is behind your continued success:-) Jan x

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  1. Date: 7/14/2014 10:18:00 AM
    Here is a toast to teetotal : ) Mine is tetley strong : ) Prosit!!Well done Alfred... I am more than happy for You You did it so far!!You can do it for good!!

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  1. Date: 7/14/2014 10:04:00 AM
    I'm proud of you Freddie.... Stay healthy as well....... :) SKAT

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  1. Date: 7/14/2014 8:41:00 AM
    A wonderful post to read my friend! Life will just get sweeter everyday my friend. And someday you can look back at the bad left behind and smile at the blessings you have!

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  1. Date: 7/14/2014 6:26:00 AM
    Good for you Freddie, I was a 2 pack a day smoker 5 years ago and quit cold turkey--hardest and smartest thing I ever did and it saved my lungs and over $10,000 after tax as well!

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My Past Blog Posts

A Solid Decision is Made On My Part
Date Posted: 7/28/2014 2:17:00 PM
Here I Go Again
Date Posted: 7/19/2014 11:51:00 PM
Teetotal Freddie - Unbelieveable!
Date Posted: 7/14/2014 1:39:00 AM
I am Back Home
Date Posted: 7/6/2014 6:11:00 AM
The result from ONE DAY’S A MAGIC contest
Date Posted: 7/4/2014 12:35:00 PM
My progress so far and thank you!
Date Posted: 7/2/2014 9:29:00 AM
Last of the Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring Wine
Date Posted: 6/29/2014 6:06:00 AM
I’m off to be cured….I Think!
Date Posted: 6/26/2014 1:48:00 PM
Who Is Freddie Vee the LAST PART..... Thank Goodness one might say!
Date Posted: 6/25/2014 11:22:00 PM
New Soupers:- My pleasure to Introduce to you - RICHARD LAMOUREUX
Date Posted: 6/20/2014 10:43:00 AM
Four American Poets of the 20th Century
Date Posted: 6/19/2014 1:41:00 AM
Three Great Poets
Date Posted: 6/18/2014 9:45:00 AM
Tolerance contests RESULTS
Date Posted: 6/17/2014 1:35:00 PM
Hilaire Belloc - TARANTELLA enjoy it!
Date Posted: 6/17/2014 5:25:00 AM
ANTON BUTTIGIEG - Maltese President and Poet
Date Posted: 6/14/2014 10:42:00 AM
Date Posted: 6/12/2014 2:59:00 AM
PABLO NERUDA - One of the most influential poets
Date Posted: 6/11/2014 2:37:00 AM
Karin Maria Boye - a Swedish Poet
Date Posted: 6/10/2014 1:49:00 AM
YUN DONG-JU (Korean Poetry in Translation)
Date Posted: 6/9/2014 12:45:00 AM
Date Posted: 6/8/2014 11:16:00 AM
ETHERIDGE KNIGHT – Poems from Prison
Date Posted: 6/6/2014 11:08:00 PM
Soup is just for us, the non-professionals
Date Posted: 6/6/2014 11:11:00 AM
One original – Never published NONET! Contest Results
Date Posted: 6/4/2014 11:30:00 PM
Date Posted: 6/4/2014 11:04:00 PM
JANE HIRSHFIELD - a modern American poet
Date Posted: 6/4/2014 12:11:00 AM

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