Blog archives for January, 2011

Archive for January, 2011

Italian Days

Thursday, January 13th, 2011

That is a title of a book by Barbara Grizzuti Harrison that I just finished rereading. I read it first quite some time ago and remembered it as enjoyable. It was enjoyable the second time but was quite a different experience. Why the change in feeling about the book? Perhaps I have just matured and […]

The smells and spoils of Arrezzo

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

It has become a joke between me and the lovely D.  Where ever we might be walking through a city and get a whiff of that unmistakeable scent associated with sewage one of us will say “reminds me of Arezzo”.  Why Arezzo has this distinctively unappetizing aroma is something that I’ll never know.  A Google […]