Monthly Archives: September 2016

Week 30 Italian Words Learned

Ti sto offrendo il mio aiuto, se lo vuoi – I am offering you my help , if you want it Il tempo sta cambiando – The weather is changing ghiaccio – ice dettagli – details Cosa vuoi che io … Continue reading

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Festival Filosofia – Agonismo and Banca del Tempo in Modena

On Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th September, Modena held the annual Festival of Philosophy and this year the theme was ‘Agonismo’; Competitiveness. I was interested in going along to see what events were on and decided to see the exhibitions … Continue reading

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Sewing a New Dress – McCall’s M7115

Well, I started this dress in April 2016 after my sewing machine arrived in Italy from the UK but at the end of the month, I found myself in a new relationship and the dress was sort of pushed to … Continue reading

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Week 29 Italian Words Learned

comportamento – behaviour appartenere – to belong Possiamo spostare i mobili? – Can we move the furniture? Lui si mangia le unghie – He bites his nails malattia – disease il cranio – the brain È difficile concordare con lui … Continue reading

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Week 28 Italian Words Learned

La Bella Addormentata nel Bosco – The Sleeping Beauty Lei è solo annoiata – She is just bored Teniamo la cosa fra di noi – Let’s keep it between us Mi scriveva sempre – She would always write to me … Continue reading

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Ferrara Hot Air Balloon Festival 2016

My first mini-break holiday with Carlos was planned and hotel booked before I went away for my summer holiday so we had something to look forward to when I returned. I have wanted to visit Ferrara for a while and … Continue reading

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Week 27 Italian Words Learned

palcoscenico – stage romanzo – novel poesia – poetry pittore – painter il poeta – the poet tenendo – holding Nessuno lo vuole – Nobody wants it Sono arrivata mentre aprivano – I arrived while they were opening spaventare – … Continue reading

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