Tag Archives: Italian Politics

Un Bel Casino

A fine mess. Not a great week for our leader Matteo Renzi. In March he spoke to the Senate and said that he would not be back as he was going to reform them away. Well he has now found … Continue reading

Posted in Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Xylella nel Salento

Or Xylella fastidiosa to give it it’s full name. Three days ago I was asked on this blog what I knew about this disease affecting olive trees in the Salento region of Puglia . Not much I replied though there had … Continue reading

Posted in Expat in Italy, Expat Italy, Italian Living, Puglia, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Puglia Travel Information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

La Ruota della Fortuna

The wheel of Fortune. What an apply named programme to talk about the latest twist in Italian politics. Sorry readers but yes I am sitting on a beach in Penang Malaysia enjoying some evening sunshine at 6 p.m. The temperature … Continue reading

Posted in Brindisi Airport, Expat Italy, Puglia, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Puglia Travel Information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bunga Bunga and Away

I read today in my Friday copy of The Bangkok Post (the papers take a long time to reach Chiang Rai) that Il Cavaliere had finally been thrown out of parliament after months of so called negotiations and couldn’t not … Continue reading

Posted in Expat Italy, Puglia, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ATMs

But before that a quick look at the surreal world of Italian politics. Last Friday the Deputy President of the Senate sr. Calederoli of the Lega Nord said of  the new Immigration Minister who hails from The Congo that she … Continue reading

Posted in Driving in Italy, Expat Italy, Ferries From Bari, Puglia, Puglia Beaches, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Puglia Travel Information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dreams to Miracles

You will remember our leader down here in Italy telling us that his plans were just dreams and he had a list of them that included the first house tax IMU which we have been following on odd posts since … Continue reading

Posted in Driving in Italy, Expat Italy, Ferries From Bari, Puglia, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Puglia Travel Information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sky TV & Sagas

I have never really got into Italian football  preferring to still watch the UK stuff though I think these days I am more of a rugby fan. Why I haven’t attacked the Italian game is I guess because with family … Continue reading

Posted in Driving in Italy, Expat Italy, Ferries From Bari, Puglia, Puglia Food, Puglia Guide, Puglia Lifestyle, Puglia Living, Puglia Travel Information | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment