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We came across some fabulous doors on our Med cruise recently. I’m not sure why I find them so attractive – maybe it’s the mystery of what could be behind them.  16 more words


Celebrity Reflection: Eastern Med Cruise

Back from our ten day cruise in the Eastern Med on the 126000 tonne Celebrity Reflection and I have so much to tell you I don’t know where to begin!  151 more words


SP Mix: Bon Iver is Still Out There

Every month, John Gaudes writes about a new release from the previous month and spins a mix based on the artist’s influences and peers. We call it the… 782 more words


Saint Placid

St. Benedict orders Saint Maurus to the rescue of Saint Placidus –  Filippo Lippi

Well, that’s a reassuring name. He was a disciple of Saint Benedict and was miraculously saved from drowning by another monk, Saint Maurus. 89 more words


FM15 Italian Hero, Season 3 - A pleasant surprise

It’s fair to say that this season was rather successful…

Which therefore means, mission accomplished…

So how did we do it, and what does this mean for the save? 533 more words

Football Manager 2015

Oasi Azzurra Village, Villafranca Tirrena • Blue and Accommodating Sicily 

In Villafranca Tirrena, 20 minutes from Messina, lies a quiet and a scent of blue, characteristic of Sicily.

The first thing noticeable in the island is the perfect relaxation of its habitants, everything goes with the flow, no worries, no rush.  166 more words


Sicily • Ride to the Beautiful Island 

Backpacking in Sicily: let’s start this adventure! My first tip about traveling around the beautiful island starts in Bologna, where for 50 euro I found a Blablacar ride going to Reggio Calabria. 151 more words