Monthly Archives: April 2016

Street Art: Banksy & Co exhibition, Bologna

Saturday 30th April I went into Bologna to visit a very controversial exhibition of street art in a Palazzo featuring art works removed from the street. The exhibition was called Street Art: Banksy & Co. I had to see for … Continue reading

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Cooking and Baking in Modena

From March and into April, I have been having a go at cooking and baking things by myself from scratch that I have either been shown how to do by Valentina or with the baking; watched a YouTube video of! … Continue reading

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Week 11 Italian Words Learned

1) sperare – to hope 2) diamo – we give 3) elicottero – helicopter 4) bolle – bubbles 5) ho comprato – I bought 6) migliorare – to improve 7) odio – hate 8) chitarra – guitar 9) gravemente – … Continue reading

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BBQ in Castelvetro by the Lake

On Saturday 23rd April, I was lucky enough to be invited to join my Venezuelan friend Olga (who I met in my private Italian classes) and her Fiancée with their friends visiting from Turin along with some others to a … Continue reading

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Week 10 Italian Words Learned

1) già – already 2) quasi – almost 3) quindi – then 4) soltanto – just/only 5) circa – about 6) parecchio – quite a lot of 7) rompe – break 8) my best friend – la mia migliore amica … Continue reading

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Week 9 Italian Words Learned

1) ghiaccio – ice 2) pesante – heavy 3) pettine – comb 4) ruota/ruote – wheel/wheels 5) gli strumenti – the instruments 6) patente – license 7) Più o meno – More or less 8) ovunque – everywhere 9) Mi … Continue reading

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Week 8 Italian Words Learned

1) Quanti anni dimostro? – How old do I look? 2) angolo – corner 3) alcol – alcohol 4) occhiali da sole – sunglasses 5) regalo – present 6) una calza – a sock 7) abiti – suits 8) mesi … Continue reading

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