Category Archives: Modena

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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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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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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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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A Little Gallery Visit… Galleria Civica

It has been a while since I indulged in my creative tendencies and I saw a YouTube clip on Facebook of an installation which reminded me of who I am and what I enjoy. I realised that I needed to … Continue reading

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Fabric, Parks and Gelato

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday consisted not only of learning Italian in class but also included some trips out. On Wednesday after class we took Frenchy out to the local park, walking distance from the house and she played on the … Continue reading

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Exploring and Indulging in Modena

Yesterday (Wednesday) we went shopping to look for a sewing machine but the prices here are higher than in the UK so decided instead to look at getting mine sent over by courier. We went to the shopping centre and … Continue reading

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