Blog archives for March, 2016

Archive for March, 2016

Interesting Streets in Bologna

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

I usually do some volunteer work in Bologna. I work at a program called Scioglilingua at the wonderful library called Sala Borsa (borsa = stockmarket, it was once just that) and have done some translations for the city government (comune) of Bologna. My first assignment for the comune this year was to translate a tourist brochure […]

Striscia la Notizia and Le Veline

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

I have watched the TV show, Striscia la Notizia (The News Slithers) almost every time that I have come to Italy. The subtitle for the show is the La Voce dell’Invadenza (Voice of Intrusion). Usually I can’t really follow the dialog but it is clear that it’s a send-up of the news. It exposes all […]