Tag Archives: Mario Monti

Death by a Thousand Cuts

No not my cherry picking experiences but the Italian economy after yesterday’s reports from the Stats agency. But more of that in a minute. I am back from cherry picking after 3 days though I have my own trees coming … Continue reading

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Mini Summer to End

All good things come to an end and our week of August style temperatures is to finish this weekend and we return to more Spring type weather with showers and rain. We get 1,400 mms ( 56 inches) of rain … Continue reading

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The Dog in The Night

Those of you who are Sherlock Holmes fans will know the famous story Silver Blaze and the line from it ” to the curious incident of the dog in the night” which Holmes has recognised as the key to the … Continue reading

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Spring Painting

Most of our Italian neighbours don’t start painting until early June so we get a jump on them ¬†when the first of the nice days come like today. When I was working we got a man in to do the … Continue reading

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Busy Day

There are some days here in Puglia when your little tootsies don’t seem to touch the ground all day and today has been one of those. My little jeep which I had planned to take for an airing after its … Continue reading

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