Tag Archives: Driving in Puglia

Pipeline

The day finally came when we connect up the septic tank to the house. Riveting I hear you say and you are probably right but in the humdrum days of life in Puglia it was quite an event. Of course … Continue reading

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Ah Shucks

Those spoil sports at John Hopkins University School of Medicine ruined my day today. They have been running research over a 9 year period  in Tuscany monitoring 783 Italian men and women 65 years or older to see if their … Continue reading

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Fill That Hole

Down to Lecce yesterday ( hence no post yesterday, sorry) to buy the Imhoff septic tanks in a big white van. One of my joys in the UK was hiring white vans either to move my own stuff around or … Continue reading

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Roma Bound

We are planning to go to Rome next week for a visit and for reasons complicated we have no car to drive up in. The Renault is “resting”  this winter and the little Suzuki is not really made for motorway … Continue reading

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Giro ( trip)

Certainly the worst storm I have seen in four summers here . We could sit on the veranda and watch the cloud being sucked up  forming a huge black cumuli nimbus . Six to eight forks of lightening at any … Continue reading

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Phew That Was Close

This afternoon the government announced that the 1% increase in VAT ( Sales Tax) due on July 1st which would have taken it from 21% to 22% has been postponed until October. Now regular readers will know the cancellation of … Continue reading

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