Living the Dolce Vita

When I become a Florentine tourist for a day …

18 Jul , 2014  

Since I have moved (eight years ago now) to the Renzian backwaters beyond Pontassieve (about 19km outside Florence) I do realise that I can gain at least a little perspective of what it is like to be a tourist lobbed into Piazza del Duomo at speed. And I note that for me, being a frustrated […]

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Living the Dolce Vita

Italy – the absolute ultimate in love/hate relationships

19 Jun , 2014  

Schools are out. Over. Gone. Three (three???) totally ridiculous months of nothingness (this is the mother in me speaking). I hate absolutely hate it. I totally love it. Let me explain. Me. Thinking just about me for a second. School is out from the end of June until the 15th September. And believe me I […]

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