Category Archives: General Chatter

My Favourite Italian Words and Phrases

My favourite words or phrases in Italian for the way they sound written here in no particular order. Some are the way that Francesca says them to be honest, so seeing them written down takes away her dramatisation of the … 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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Adventures with Frenchy

My adventure in Italy is all thanks to my host family inviting me into their home in San Damaso and into their family to help them with looking after their daughter Francesca and become a big part of their lives. … 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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Postal Surprise for Easter

After returning from my trips to Verona and Trento, the family had returned earlier than planned as they had booked a last minute trip to Vienna, Austria for the Easter weekend so were back home for a night. I had … Continue reading

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A Taste of Italy – Part 1

So, for those of you reading my blog, and I know there are a few of you… I’m sure you’d like to know about the food here. Italy is famous for its food and I’m sure you all know how … Continue reading

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Swap Party Social in Modena

Social media is impacting everyday life in many ways as we are all aware. There are many advantages as well as disadvantages but I recently used Facebook as a way to connect new people and meet up in person with … Continue reading

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