Monthly Archives: June 2018

Able was I ere I saw Elba!

I remembered this palindrome from my school days as we caught the ferry from Piombino to Portoferraio. ┬áIt had been a long rail journey, not made any easier by the ticket inspector admonishing us for having a ticket for Piombino … Continue reading

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Italy through the eyes of a 10 year old.

I’ve just spent the week of half term with my lovely grand daughter Matilda (whom my Italian friends all called La Bella Ragazza.) It was a week of non stop activities, from running ahead of me in the maze so … Continue reading

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