Tag Archives: Villa Castelli

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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Pipeline

The day finally came when we connect up the septic tank to the house. Riveting I hear you say and you are probably right but in the humdrum days of life in Puglia it was quite an event. Of course … 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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Heady Haircut Hour

Okay so do you like the headline heady haircut hour. I mentioned last year reading an excellent book by Mark Forsyth  called the Etymologicon about where words came from or originated. Well he has another book out called The Elements … Continue reading

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J’en Suis Bouch Bée

Ah if only I was multi lingual or even lingual. But actually I looked it up . It means in French I am flabbergasted . Why am I in French when i was moaning last week about my Italian. Well … Continue reading

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Comune Raffreddore ( Common Cold )

25C ( 77F ) today without a cloud in the sky. But lest some of you get jealous let me just add that the reason Italians talk about the weather as much if not more than the Brits is because … Continue reading

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Can I Go Away Again Please

How do the summer in Puglia only Brits do it ? I am ready for another holiday already after just 2 days back in the saddle. We knew we had had a little flooding during the monsoon that was last … Continue reading

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