Category Archives: Trips to Events

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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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 ArgillĂ , 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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Street Art: Banksy & Co exhibition, Bologna

Saturday 30th April I went into Bologna to visit a very controversial exhibition of street art in a Palazzo featuring art works removed from the street. The exhibition was called Street Art: Banksy & Co. I had to see for … 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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Dinner Party and Carnival Weekend

On Saturday 12th March we hosted a dinner party for two couples and their children, both of which are the same age as Frenchy. Valentina met them when they were all at antenatal classes together and don’t often meet up … Continue reading

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Verdi Passioni and Animali dal Mondo

On Sunday 13th March we all went to an indoor fair for outdoor things… gardening tools, plants and flowers, vegetable plants and fruit trees. There were refreshments stands selling food products to take away or eat in. Not only that, … Continue reading

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