Tag Archives: Taranto

Gambero Rosso

I am reading a book by Paul Feeney called A 1950s Childhood From Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping in which he takes the reader through what it was like to be a child in that era. For me it … Continue reading

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Happy from Puglia

We have a new ad campaign promoting Puglia. Despite my earlier post about the lack of computer knowledge in Puglia the tourist boys and girls have chosen You Tube as the medium to push holidays here. Forty different locations feature … Continue reading

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Where Were You Last Night ?

Well I wasn’t  blogging. I had contracted a virus and very nasty it was too. Not me personally you understand but my trusty old iMac born in China on April 28th 2007  (funny thing with Apple is you can look … 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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Taranto

To escape the arctic winds blowing in Martina Franca the other day we headed down to Taranto to shop at Lidl.  A year ago Lidl was a store you went to to meet other ex pats with maybe just a … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

The weather is a little inclement to say the least today. The wind is gusting at 75 km an hour with showers and tons of cloud. It is not a day to be out and about but rather sitting in … Continue reading

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Compleanno della Nonna

Grandmother’s birthday. It seems to be the year of me meeting grandmothers. Last night we went to the birthday party for la nonna of the lady that runs our local bar. She is 85 and whilst she wheezes a great … Continue reading

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