Tag Archives: Italy

At Last

According to Corriere Della Sera this morning ( I know the paper is called Courier of the Evening but hey you can’t be picky here)  ENI have announced that fuel prices are to go down by 1 cent for diesel … Continue reading

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Arrivati a Cipro

” Is there anyone there ?” said the Traveller in Walter de la Mare’s poem The Listeners and I guess I echo that as I have been off the air for so long but those of you who live on … Continue reading

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Foosball

Renzi our leader has told the head of the EU one Angela Merkel and her poodle the head of the so called independent Central Bank Mario Draghi that he needs 1,000 days to reform Italy. 1,000 days sounds a lot … Continue reading

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Monte San Martino Trust

In July last year I blogged about a book by Eric Newby called A Small House in Italy. Newby was a British POW held in Italy in 1943 when during a brief armistice when Italy withdrew from the war and … Continue reading

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London Buses

It is true as well, you wait twenty minutes and then six come along at the same time. Well it was a bit like that this morning at the house. From nothing happening for two weeks because of the weather … Continue reading

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Statistic Sunday

“There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up.” ~Rex Stout. Now normally I take Sunday off as most Sundays we are either out to lunch or entertaining here and I spare … 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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