Blog archives for November, 2017

Archive for November, 2017

Terre Rare (Rare Earths)

Monday, November 27th, 2017

One day two or three years ago I happened upon this little shop. There had been a big political demonstration in the central piazza (Piazza Maggiore) by the Lega Nord – the right-most party in Italy in Bologna, one of the left-most cities. So they had closed several streets, there was a significant police presence […]

Snow in BO

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

There used to be quite a bit of snow in Bologna in the winter. I know that about 4 years ago it had one pretty deep snowfall – about half a meter. I was told that in the last 3 years it has hardly snowed at all. Even in the snowier past it rarely snowed […]

Lunch in the country

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

I never did get around to going to Sardegna or Sicilia. I had talked with my friend Liu’ about going to Trieste but it’s too far for a day trip and we couldn’t find a weekend free. So Liu’ suggested a day trip for a good lunch in the country. It seems that she scours […]