Tag Archives: Brindisi

Life on the Ocean Waves

Once the monsoonal rains had stopped we left the Hotel Nemo to head out to the dock and into the hands of Grimaldi . Luckily there seemed to be no early morning flights and the first i heard of a … Continue reading

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Mezzogiorno ( Mid-day)

Not only does it mean mean-day but it is the term used to describe the South of Italy including Puglia. ┬áIt was first used in the 18th Century and popularised by Garibaldi and came into vogue after the unification in … Continue reading

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Berlusconi Was Right

He said Italian judges are spoilsports amongst other unrepeatable things he said about them and guess what he was right, they are. A notice has appeared at the entrance to the Courts in Brindisi signed by the Head of the … Continue reading

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L’Estate Torna

Summer is back. The Met boys seem convinced that summer is back after an eight day hiatus in Puglia. However here in the high hills of Martina Franca they say we can expect thunderstorms most afternoons for the next week … Continue reading

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Andiamo al Mare

We head off to the seaside. Conscious that anticyclone the one eyed Cyclopes is now to end after they, only yesterday, confidently predicted it’s staying power and that rain returns on Saturday. The route takes us through Cisternino which weirdly … Continue reading

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Rubbish

The province of Brindisi which borders our own province of Taranto disclosed their initial report on tourism for this summer though they didn’t give any definitive ┬ánumbers to go with the generalisations. It was as they saw it good news … Continue reading

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Seaplanes 80 Years On

In 1993 I was back in the UK turning around a small regional airline that British Airways had foolishly bought because the man in the wooly jumper ( Richard Branson) had threatened to buy it. Despairing of me ever organising … Continue reading

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