Tag Archives: Living in Puglia

I’m Back

Like General MacArthur ” I have returned” though fortunately I didn’t have to wade ashore like he did but rather take the world’s shortest bus ride from the steps of an Easyjet aircraft to the Bari airport passport control a … Continue reading

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Vendemmia and the Gasman Cometh

It is September 21st tomorrow and almost by decree that is when the grape harvest  (vendemmia) starts. I can find no reason why this is the chosen date but it a tradition down here and a tradition is a tradition … Continue reading

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Agitato

Unlike Bung Bunga Berlusconi who faces being expelled from Parliament tonight and  whose expulsion will be followed by the probable fall of the coalition government. I, in contrast, have had one of those very superb Italian days when living here seems … Continue reading

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Puzza Puzza

Stink stink. There is a large masseria ( large old fortified farm house) about 4 fields up from our place. In it live two brothers and their families who inherited it from their father. The farm was divided and they … Continue reading

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Fasta to the Pasta

Until I came down to Puglia to live pasta to me came in packets from the supermarket and whilst I had seen pasta makers in the shops they looked complicated and seemed to require a certain amount of effort.  The … Continue reading

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