Category Archives: Being Social

Daniel’s Parma Birthday Trip

It’s always nice to celebrate a birthday with friends and extra special when a house in a tranquil location is the setting. The weekend of 15th and 16th October, I was invited to join the birthday boy along with many … 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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Summer Holiday 2016 in England

This year, as I spent 6 solid months in Italy working, I decided to return to England for my summer holiday for 16 days and made the most of each day. I planned many trips to see as many people … Continue reading

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Rimini Seaside Trip

On 30th July I took a trip with Carlos to Rimini while it was still hot in Italy and before my holiday in England. I had been with my family many years ago but didn’t remember anything about it other … 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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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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School Trip to Mantova

On 24th May, I went on a school trip (yes!) with my language school to Mantova (Mantua ancient name) although my classmates didn’t go. I have been once before but when it was raining with friends. This time however, it … Continue reading

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Wedding, Friends and Venice

I have been very busy the last two months so have got very far behind with my blog posts but I endeavour to catch you up starting with the wedding of friends here in Italy and the visit of my … Continue reading

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My Dad’s Visit to Modena

On Wednesday 4th May, my Dad came to Modena to visit me for a week. On Wednesday after he arrived in Bologna and caught his first Italian train, he arrived in Modena and found his hotel to check in. I … 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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