Monthly Archives: August 2013

We Send Our Finest North

The most popular metro bus service in Rome is the number 64 that runs from Termini railway station past many of the sights to the Vatican. Millions of tourists who stay in the two and three star hotels which litter … Continue reading

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Onward Ever Onward

I realised that I already have a few photos on iPhoto of a previous trip down the coastal road so though camera less through the wonders of old technology I can show you a couple of photos of Santa Cesarea … Continue reading

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A Photo is Worth…..

Many if not all of you will I’m sure be thinking, here he is bouncing his way around the Salento and he hasn’t bothered to post a single picture so we might enjoy what he is so poorly attempting to … Continue reading

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Giro ( trip)

Certainly the worst storm I have seen in four summers here . We could sit on the veranda and watch the cloud being sucked up ¬†forming a huge black cumuli nimbus . Six to eight forks of lightening at any … Continue reading

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Storms

Huge storms tonight and the power went out at 6 p.m. has been on and off again but impossible to post until now at 00.35. Hopefully normal service tomorrow. Certainly the worse storm we have had here in August and … Continue reading

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Convivium

I read today that George Orwell said only the worst writers stick Greek and Latin words into their text so I thought I would throw one in. ¬†Hence the heading. Foreign words he said were equally as bad. It is … Continue reading

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Puzza Puzza

Stink stink. There is a large masseria ( large old fortified farm house) about 4 fields up from our place. In it live two brothers and their families who inherited it from their father. The farm was divided and they … Continue reading

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