Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cows are only Human

My friend Alberto, star student of┬ámy English Conversation Group in Montebello, has abandoned us for the summer to tend cows in Alpine pastures. We were all missing him, so Sandra, a local friend and I, went to pay him a … Continue reading

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Hospital waiting list

I’ve now been waiting for an operation to correct my ugly feet (one bunion at a time) for over a year. Yesterday I saw the consultant, very nice man, who agreed it would finally be done on October 15th. Hurray. … Continue reading

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Trenitalia for Room 101

My English conversation class this week was about George Orwell. We read extracts, then I asked each of them to nominate something to go in Room 101. Maria suggested Trenitalia. It was prophetic. On Friday I was in Venice and … Continue reading

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