Monthly Archives: June 2014

Splish Splash

I went to Happy Casa the other day to buy a bench for the garden to go under one of the big trees. I could see myself in my old age sitting quietly in the shade of the tree reading … Continue reading

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Anomalies Abound

Until I had a look at the committee for deciding hunting dates I must admit I had no idea there were so many societies who ” look after” the protection of birds in Italy. Maybe it is me but in … Continue reading

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Wanna Be on Telly

Hey the BBC are in town. Well not my town but in Ostuni ( where else) ) the white city as it is known though since the big recession more a dirty grey as householders cut back on white paint … Continue reading

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Chi Ha Visto L’ Anticiclone Delle Azzorre ?

Anyone seen the Azores high pressure system? No one is the answer unless that is you live in Portugal as it is still sitting in the Atlantic instead of being nicely placed over the western Mediterranean  and bringing us warm … Continue reading

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Un Morso

A bite in Italian hence the english word morsel. Ho morso I have bitten ha morso he has bitten and didn’t he just. It has of course led to a spat of funny things on the net : and the … Continue reading

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Hey Ho

According to the Urban Dictionary hey ho is an expression used when things don’t go according to plan. It goes on to say that saying it somehow dispels the feeling of disappointment . Today was billed the hottest day of … Continue reading

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Scary Stuff

I was reading the Daily Mail on Saturday morning having got my cup of tea and streamed Brian Mathew’s Sounds of the 60s through the stereo system.  I was expecting the usual Daily Mail shock horror drama stuff about disgruntled … Continue reading

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