Monthly Archives: July 2013


We spend at least 20 years in “our” part of Italy feeling safe and secure, and then we go for a walk and come back to see two car windows smashed and my handbag gone from the locked boot. Locals … Continue reading

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Are the French Getting Nicer?

A few years ago I seem to remember that the French were being admonished by their government for not being friendly enough towards tourists. I never believed they could change, but they have. I’ve just returned from a quick trip … Continue reading

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