Blog archives for May, 2014


Archive for May, 2014

Just Walking Around

Monday, May 19th, 2014

  It was a beautiful Saturday so I went to Piazza Maggiore which I consider to be the real center of town. I was looking around for a little gift for a friend in California for when I return. I really love to wander around on a nice day. It was a T-day when the center […]

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Out with the “girls”

Monday, May 19th, 2014

A couple of women (Abby and Helen) from Oakland who are friends of mine and my ex-wife came to Bologna last week to spend a week enjoying the city. I had bragged about it and they took my advice. I went with them to aperitivo for their first night in the city at Le Stanze […]

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Flamenco in BO

Saturday, May 17th, 2014

An acquaintance here, Rosella, sent me a text on Friday asking if I’d like to go with her to a flamenco performance on Sunday. While I haven’t really seen much of it I’ve always found it to be quite dramatic and agreed. So she picked me up near Porta Saragozza and we went off to […]

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A Day in the Life

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

I don’t really think of this particular Saturday  May 10th as anything particularly special. Hence the title. It did have some interesting points. There was the Mercatino Antiquariato in Piazza Santa Stefano. This is held on the 2nd Saturday and Sunday of each month. Unlike the flea market held every weekend, this is limited to relatively […]

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