Monthly Archives: September 2013

Doctors and Dentists

As a retiree it is rare that things can get in the way of a daily blog but today is one of those as we are off to Taranto for my annual meet with the cardiologist. He is new so … Continue reading

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Driven Back by The Heat

The candle ladened cakes ¬†of which there are many around Italy ¬†celebrate the 77th birthday of Bunga Bunga Berlusconi today. Two of them are in Naples, one for his birthday and the other to welcome the new Forza Italia branch … Continue reading

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It’s an ill Wind….

that blows no one any good. The wind went around to the South West a few days ago hence the warm weather to end September. Lovely for sitting in the sunshine and enjoying an indian summer . Do you know … Continue reading

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Grotty Decision

Do you like lists. I certainly am tempted always to look at them when I see the top ten this or that. The founder of the Huff Post when asked how she built an huge on line readership for her … Continue reading

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Grape Pickers Scramble Scramble

For the past four days when not worrying about the internet I have sat outside in the unseasonably warm ( 32C) temperatures in my deckchair rather like some 1940 Battle of Briton fighter pilot in that hot September of 1940. … Continue reading

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Trying to Connect is Trying

I am writing this on Word for Mac as we have no internet again today. At least every other month the signal is affected for 3-6 days. Often it is because of high usage in the area and this is … Continue reading

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Awful Lot of Coffee in Brazil

There is a bar serving coffee for every 400 people in Italy. The caffe pausa is an Italian institution but pause is a good word for break as it implies in English a short time. Certainly here in Puglia coffee … Continue reading

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