Blog archives for October, 2011


Archive for October, 2011

Soccer Madness

Friday, October 7th, 2011

I really don’t know this game very well but the Italians are absolutely mad about soccer (calcio is the word here). They talk about it all the time, read about it, have daily newspapers largely devoted to it and even the women follow it regularly. I’ve watched it some here and indeed went to the […]

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Ah, to be rich in Bologna

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

So maybe you just won the lottery, or maybe your last name is Agnelli (founder of Fiat) or perhaps you’re a woman chummy with Berlusconi. Of course you might be living in Turin, Milan or Rome. But perhaps you really like Bologna – after all there’s a lot to like. If you have money burning […]

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