Category Archives: Site Seeing

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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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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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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Faenza Argilla International Ceramics Fair

On Saturday 3rd September, I was lucky enough to attend another ceramics fair Argill√†, but this time it was in Italy in charming streets and not in a field. I also managed to convince Carlos to come with me and we had … 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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