Tag Archives: Matteo Renzi

English, La Lingua dell’ Europa

This month sees thousands of Italian 17/18 year olds packing bags and saying farewell to their parents as they head off to the UK. They travel by plane,train,or car and end up either in a university town like Oxford, York … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing

I am baffled by Italians politics and especially how on earth the process works. The papers and TV today are all saying that the reform of the Senate one of Renzi’s many planned reforms was been approved. . By tomorrow … Continue reading

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Meteo Mike

So May draws to a close  and it finishes as it started with cold and rain. Like April before it the month has been colder than normal and with less sunshine. Indeed the mean temperature for May is just 15C … Continue reading

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EU Election Euphoria

Well at least for Wheel of Fortune Renzi that it is. For the rest they found themselves also rans and flops. As so often with Italy, as the rest of Europe apart from Germany moved into anti EU mode, the … Continue reading

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Easter Bunny

The Easter bunny in the form of Wheel of Fortune Renzi came early to lots of Italian tax payers this year. After his cabinet meeting he took to the podium to announce €10 Billion in tax cuts for those earning … Continue reading

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Fly Away AZ

When I left these shores for the five month journey Alitalia (AZ) were in  their death throws and about to be injected with cash by the Italian Post Office ( read Italian tax payer as they own the Post Office). … Continue reading

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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

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