Monthly Archives: April 2016

‘If My Father Had Been a Wheel…

…I’d be a cart driver’, is how Fiorelisa put it.   Actually she had said, ‘Se mio babbo fosse stato una ruota, sarei una carrettiera’.  She had been telling me about life in Italy when, out of the blue – or so … Continue reading

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A Garden That Wants You to Think

Today’s post was supposed to be set in Vicenza, the city of Palladio.  That’s what I wrote at the end of last week’s post and that’s what I thought I was going to do.  I even did a bit of … Continue reading

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In The City of Star-Crossed Lovers

It turns out I’m not the only one who has been longing for green.  And the marketers are on to us.  For 2016 there are all sorts of green tinted products to help us satisfy our verdant cravings.  Tired of that old, white … Continue reading

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