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Old times and two 30th anniversaries

For the 30th year, last weekend my hometown celebrated its “Palio”. It’s a tradition really loved by my fellow citizens, as well as tourists coming from all Italy and from abroad. 444 more words

A special day

It’s been a weird summer, I don’t even know  if we actually had a summer. On top of the bad weather it was also a matter of family issues if we had just one week off to relax and explore the world around us. 303 more words

Always ready to sit and eat....unfortunately!

Lately we had dinner out with friends and collegues so often….not that I complain, not at all. I mean, no dinner to plan, no dishes to wash after….but on the other hand….goodbye waist….. 19 more words

Too bad the rain...

It was one of those event you don’t want to miss…Well in advance we booked 4 seats even if they were really expensives, but it was a unique occasion and part of the proceeds went for charity to local organizations, so….The idea was born some time ago in the fertile mind of one of the most famous italian chef – with base just out of Parma – … 293 more words

A castle, a village and a fancy dinner

About three weeks ago with our friends R&M, we drove to the hills to a village called Compiano, where we had a special dinner booked. The village is best known in the area for a very nice (and expensive) retirement home, but most of all for its beautiful castle. 673 more words

Summer nights

On wednesdays and fridays, my hometown becames an open living room….especially in summer, shops are open till very late, restaurants and bars have tables and chairs on the streets closed to traffic, there are music and concerts free and for all ……..people just walk around, sitting everywhere (especially young ones) eating and drinking while walking, to and fro every corners in the city center, meeting up with friends and just being part of a huge street party… 190 more words

Outside drinking in Geneva.

Good on the Geneva council for trying to stop drinking outside on Rue de L’Ecole de Medecine. It’s horrible living next to groups of people getting pissed and being dicks. 369 more words

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