Tag Archives: Italy Expat

Extremes and Extremities

I’m feeling a little smug this morning as I look out of the window here in Puglia. The rain is coming down like cats and dogs,the thunder is booming, the lightening crackling, the wind is blowing at about 40KPH and … Continue reading

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Masseria Palagogna Lunch

For 28 years out of our 36 years of marriage we have lived abroad. This is in fact our 34th house since we married and we have hopped happily around the world doing a variety of interesting jobs mainly as … Continue reading

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Frise the Puglia Snack

We are having a mini heatwave for 4 days. Today 39C (103F) and tomorrow hotter so any thoughts of work around the house quickly evaporated ( literally). Instead I settled down with an Eric Newby book called A Small House … Continue reading

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Booze Glorious Booze

I said yesterday that we do a beer run to Brindisi every few weeks to stock up in bulk.  Peroni in the 660cl bottles is €0.75 down there and you can buy it in 15 bottle cases which we store … Continue reading

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Sunday Opening

Before retirement I worked in Florida ( I know but somebody had to do it), and the house we rented had a large outside bar but no bar stools. I love outside bars and so almost the first thing we … Continue reading

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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

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