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Il Rottamatore

Nicholas Farrell is an English writer who lives in Rome and has written a book about Mussolini and is busy on another one discussing how a left wing socialist became a fascist dictator. he also writes for La Voce di … Continue reading

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Naughty Naughty

The Italian press have been having a field day with the arrest of a Frenchman and two Frenchwomen found in the ancient baths at Pompei having a sex romp while trying to re-enact the raunchy frescoes on the wall . … Continue reading

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Paestum

I popped into Villa Castelli today to visit ¬†the barber’s for an haircut. The place was busy and the locals were chatting away about the most important subject of the day. It wasn’t the reforms of Renzi that interested them … Continue reading

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Una Sorpresa ( A Surprise)

The planned busy morning in Martina Franca fizzled into nothing when luckily I looked at the weather site on line and saw at the top of the page ¬†Festa della Repubblica in brackets before the forecast. Hang on I thought … Continue reading

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