Monthly Archives: Mar 2016

Trip to Reggio Emilia

On Monday 28th March, I went for a long walk down a cycle track from the house, into San Donnino and across the road from Café 1521. It runs past many fields and a few houses but would be a … Continue reading

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Week 7 Italian Words Learned

1) pesante – heavy 2) Pasqua – Easter 3) il mio viaggio – my trip 4) lenzuola – bedsheets 5) sciampi – shampoo 6) Sono libera oggi – I am free today 7) Felice di sentirlo – Happy to hear … Continue reading

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Afternoon in Formigine and Sassuolo

I am quite a way behind actual days now both my blog, and for those of you not following me on Facebook or Instagram, I am sorry! Anyway, this is my afternoon on Sunday 27th March that I have been … Continue reading

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Postal Surprise for Easter

After returning from my trips to Verona and Trento, the family had returned earlier than planned as they had booked a last minute trip to Vienna, Austria for the Easter weekend so were back home for a night. I had … Continue reading

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Mini Break – Verona e Trento – Part 2

Upon arrival in Trento on 24th March, I was greeted by a lovely view of a park opposite the station and to my absolute delight, B&B Mia that I had booked into was only 3 minutes walk from the station … Continue reading

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Mini Break – Verona e Trento – Part 1

With the Easter school holidays and Valentina’s birthday weekend around the same time, I was gifted some time off while she took Francesca to her parents in Tuscany for about a week. Andrea joined them for her birthday weekend and … Continue reading

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A Taste of Italy – Part 1

So, for those of you reading my blog, and I know there are a few of you… I’m sure you’d like to know about the food here. Italy is famous for its food and I’m sure you all know how … Continue reading

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Swap Party Social in Modena

Social media is impacting everyday life in many ways as we are all aware. There are many advantages as well as disadvantages but I recently used Facebook as a way to connect new people and meet up in person with … Continue reading

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Week 6 Italian Words Learned

1) propria – own 2) mucca – cow (when spoken sounds a bit like moo cow!) 3) La cena è in tavola – Dinner is on the table 4) giocattolo/giocattoli – toy/toys 5) Fai la brava ragazza! – Be a … Continue reading

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Parma Viaggio in Treno

On Saturday 19th March it was my first day of my Easter break. The family went to Tuscany after Valentina finished work at lunch. She has taken Francesca to her parents for about a week for the Easter holidays and … Continue reading

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