Category Archives: Family and Friends

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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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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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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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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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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