This brings it home. Like everywhere, Italy's cases have spiked, mostly young, they're testing a lot, but it's going to be tricky, isn't it, these next several weeks. Curfews in Lombardy and down south. France is having a challenge, with everyone crammed into Paris, idiots going to the beach, without masks, hurts the Cote d'Azur, [...]
Alas, even though Downing Street has officially announced the deal dead. And I did predict a crash out - even so - Michele Barnier will arrive next week, as he should, the grown up. We all hope for the best even though everything is a mess and everyone will lose. Especially Kent, famously named the [...]
In spite of it all, life is fine. And, the audible version of my book is coming along nicely; due date - 57th birthday. I recorded it during the summer and started focusing on it, finally, after procrastinating and feeling intimidated by the process of editing and mastering my own book. Now that I've hit [...]
In Austria, at Hotel Sacher, anticipating a delightful dish of Wien Schnitzel. Which is Petto di Pollo alla Milanese, with veal, instead of chicken. Those were simply days, when anticipation felt so sweet.
Colette was such a lovely accessory...
Some friends call me The Vagabond Lady because I tend to drift. In fact, this next trip will allow me to skip through 3 countries in two days, and I’m anticipating many highlights along the way. But first, I must exit Malta, which will bring relief but it won’t be easy. There will be security [...]
https://videopress.com/v/3zvt8xtq?preloadContent=metadata Interview No. 7: yet another amazing interview, a wondrous tale, a fantastic story about an old woman with an apron. How she built an incredible business, beloved and well known across borders. It's called Madonna Delle Neve, in Cessole, in the region of Piemonte. My next book will include a 12 interviews with 12 [...]
The project is located in Arsenale, where they invented mass production, the assembly line, long before Ford came up with the idea. This is where the Venetians churned out their warships This is what made Venice so dangerous. La Serenissima...