Monthly Archives: October 2014

“The Time Has Come” Said The Walrus

To paraphrase the great Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu ” A Journey of 365 blogs starts with a single word”. I have reached the end of that journey and with some 40,000 viewers over that period have decided to call time. … Continue reading

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Judges

Up the road in Trani today a judge Angela Schiralli will give her decision on whether to remand a group of named executives of Standard and Poor and Fitch rating agency accused of manipulating the markets thereby causing the Sovereign … Continue reading

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Il Rottamatore

Nicholas Farrell is an English writer who lives in Rome and has written a book about Mussolini and is busy on another one discussing how a left wing socialist became a fascist dictator. he also writes for La Voce di … Continue reading

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Gli Espatriati

I am reading a book by David Nicholls called Starter For Ten which for the Brits amongst you will ring bells as the way each round of the quiz University Challenge starts. The book is a humorous look at a … Continue reading

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Attila e Arrivato

You have to say that the Italian weather guys have a wry sense of humour. Our leader Renzi jets off to Brussels to do battle with Frau Merkel over Italy’s need for looser financial constraints and the boys in the … Continue reading

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Some Like it Hot

It is National Curry Week this week in Britain and people are urged to go out and have a curry. not that many need urging. Isn’t chicken tikka massala the favourite dish in the UK now though unheard of in … Continue reading

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At Last

According to Corriere Della Sera this morning ( I know the paper is called Courier of the Evening but hey you can’t be picky here) ¬†ENI have announced that fuel prices are to go down by 1 cent for diesel … Continue reading

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