Category Archives: Grape Picking in Puglia

Gambero Rosso

I am reading a book by Paul Feeney called A 1950s Childhood From Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping in which he takes the reader through what it was like to be a child in that era. For me it … Continue reading

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Inundated

Sitting in a bar in Igoumenitsa last week waiting for a meal the TV had coverage of some terrible floods and raging torrents of water and mud in various towns. We assumed it was in Greece and worried that maybe … 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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Strimmers at Dawn

The headline today was L’occhio dei Cipclope infiamma Italia or the eye of Cyclopes sets fire to Italy. It’s a bit of an over statement to be fair. The warm air is certainly nice and 25C not to be sneezed … Continue reading

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Save our Olives

So Nigel Farage and Beppe Grillo  meet today in Brussels after Beppe had had a good meeting on the plane flying North with the leader of Liga Nord that rather strange party that want part of Northern Italy ( the … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

I misread the comments from my post on Saturday and thought they were a bit of a spoof. I thought I was being asked to name all the beaches in that video by Larry and Robin but now think that … Continue reading

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Build an Ark, Mike

A voice came to me in the night and said unto me Make thee an ark of gopher wood; rooms shalt thou make in the ark, and shalt pitch it within and without with pitch. And this is the fashion … Continue reading

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