Monthly Archives: June 2016

Week 20 Italian Words Learned

1) qualunque – whichever 2) parecchio – quite a lot 3) Io ho tentato oggi – I have tried today 4) Ti ho chiamata – I called you 5) volo – I fly 6) Svuoti le tasche – You empty … Continue reading

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Week 19 Italian Words Learned

1) per caso – by chance 2) tipo/i – type/s 3) lontano – far 4) ragione – right (correct) 5) processi – trials 6) fase – phase 7) sicurezza – security 8) secondome – in my opinion 9) fondo – … Continue reading

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Mum Visits Modena, San Damaso and Parma

I have lived away from home for several years now, and each time my Dad has come to visit/stay over but my Mum hasn’t. Now that I live in Italy… no surprises… that has changed! On Thursday 16th June my … Continue reading

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Week 18 Italian Words Learned

1) comunque – however 2) lampone – raspberry 3) pompelmo – grapefruit 4) cetriolo- cucumber 5) sedano – celery 6) carrozzeria – car body 7) corpo – body 8) cotolette – cutlets 9) durante – during 10) Siamo una coppia … Continue reading

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3 Month Milestone

I arrived in Italy on 8th February 2016, so on the 8th May, I reached my 3 month midpoint of my planned 6 month stay, so it was a good time to reflect. Things I have so far achieved are … Continue reading

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Friends Visit Bologna and Florence

The summertime is great when you can enjoy time off with friends. Particularly when you or they live abroad and you can spend your holiday visiting them, especially in a hot and beautiful country… like Italy for example!! Well, my … Continue reading

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Week 17 Italian Words Learned

1) spesa – spending 2) luogo – place 3) soldi – money 4) tende – curtains 5) scegli – you choose 6) cambiate – changed 7) cambiamento – change 8) visto – seen 9) rocce – rocks 10) cielo – … Continue reading

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