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La Festa

The area around us is dotted with small churches. Most are in disrepair and abandoned, some still have some religious symbols in them and are always open whilst a very few still operate as churches. They are like country churches … Continue reading

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Taranto

To escape the arctic winds blowing in Martina Franca the other day we headed down to Taranto to shop at Lidl.  A year ago Lidl was a store you went to to meet other ex pats with maybe just a … Continue reading

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The Black Hole

One of the many books I read whilst sitting on loungers by various pools or on beaches during the long holiday was about the Indian Mutiny or the First War of Independence as the Indians call it. The book was … Continue reading

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Can I Go Away Again Please

How do the summer in Puglia only Brits do it ? I am ready for another holiday already after just 2 days back in the saddle. We knew we had had a little flooding during the monsoon that was last … Continue reading

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Uncle Tom Cobley and All

Tom Pearce, Tom Pearce, lend me your grey mare All along, down along, out along lee. For I want to go down to Villa Castelli Fair Wi’ Bill Brewer, Jan Stewer, Peter Gurney, Peter Davy, Dan’l Whiddon, Mike Jones, Old … Continue reading

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Il Postino Suona Sempre Due Volte

The postman always rings twice. Actually that is not quite the advertising campaign being run by the Post Office. Their advertisement says the bill always rings twice and it is a campaign to have people use their postman to pay … Continue reading

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Half Year Up

Today I have blogged for exactly 6 months posting everyday. Round of applause please. It must be a time for reflection and contemplation as my vicar at school would have said. I have tried to put down  what life is … Continue reading

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