Think about the Italian language. You’re swooning aren’t you? Of course you are, it’s as natural as gelato; you can’t help yourself but indulge in it. Just thinking about it makes me sigh, that musical sing-songy nature which oozes charm and romance. No wonder it’s admired the […]
Category: Life in Italy
Effortless Style. Those two words seem to epitomise the Italian race. It’s in their genes. And me, plagued with my inherited English awkwardness can just look on and admire how an entire population can manage to do even the simplest, mundane of tasks with such effortless […]
Are you obsessed with trivia? I am. I’m the type of person who trawls the internet for useless facts that whilst I’ll never use in any meaningful conversation somehow make me feel warm inside. If you are as intrigued as I am, feast your eyes on some of these interesting facts about Italy and think about the next time you can impress a stranger with your worldly knowledge. The water cooler will never be the same again… (more…)
After a short time living in Italy everyone starts to be a little bit more Italian about things…
As a straniera (a foreigner) I’ve noticed that the Italians have some things that they just can’t function without. They are the linchpins to Calabrese culture without which everything would fall apart. As the years pass I have definitely become more accustomed to these traditions and admit that a few things on this list are now essential even for me. Am I becoming more Calabrese?!?!