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Books from Italy

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

I have found that as my language skills continue to improve that I read more and more books. That’s partly because it doesn’t take as long to read them. It used to be a bit of drudgery because I was looking up so many words or phrases and making notes that it would take a […]

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Random Bologna

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

I just have a bunch of photos that I think are interesting without any particular theme. I hope that you find them interesting too. Well, that’s all folks, move along, nothing more to see here.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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