It’s like we’re living in a detective novel, waiting for the pieces of the puzzle to fit together, trying to keep our minds sane and lucid. Gary Lachman’s article not only helps unravel the mystery, he delivers…

Gary's article is available on and it's an excellent read. His Italian publisher asked Gary to reflect on the events at the Capitol. And he delivers some great content. He explains the 'perceived reality' Trump has been able to infect so many with, it unravels the chaos magick, and how this new age of [...]

Here in Europe, Italy is now leading those vaccinated at 627,000 with Germany right behind. In fact, I think Italy has the fastest daily growth vaccination completion rate.

The UK is at 2 million, which sounds great, but I think they've made the controversial decision to forego the second jab, which is highly recommended. Perhaps to keep up the numbers and/or due to their situation being so dire, I do not know. All that I do know is that I'm happy to live [...]

When I moved to Piemonte I had aspirations but soon realised it wasn’t just about learning how to listen to the trees. A story began to unfold…

I had moved so many times and met so many interesting people. But for the first time I wasn't keen on meeting more friends, instead I was consumed with the land, about learning how to become self-sufficient. I was focused on finishing my book detailing the odyssey taken to get here; and yet the people [...]

A little film about America’s pathologies, an Odyssey and demystifying consciousness 20 years ago I started writing about America's pathologies, which include victimology, litigiousness and evangelicalism. And what about the latter, are they just fundamentalist, or simply insane. They let us know of their anger, their resentment, thanks to Trump inciting them, as it culminated in that insurrection at the Capitol. 20 years ago, those [...]

Reading “Blindspots: 21 Good Reasons to Think before you Talk” by Christian de Quincey

My world is all about editing. I spend hours editing my podcast, and when I'm not editing A Couple of Europhiles, I'm editing my next book called "Piemonte; the secret that needs to be told". That's one of the reasons Christian's book got my attention. It offers 21 reasons to think before you talk. And [...]

A Couple of Europhiles discuss Remote Work, Bitcoin, Korean acting and oh so much more.

Bailey and Francis discuss China and Russia and gratefully say auf Wiedersehen to Brexit. Our Year End episode includes the drama behind the Armenian-Azerbaijan war, the celebration of Moldova electing their first female president, along the joy of watching Korean TV. We're so grateful for those participated on our podcast last year and we're looking [...]

The Millennial Interview; Alessandra Saluti

Our podcast, called "A Couple of Europhiles", is available on iTunes and Spotify. This week; another treat. Alessandra Saluti is a third culture kid born in the San Francisco Bay Area and raised in Ascoli Piceno, Italy. She graduated with a degree in political science from Wellesley college in 2016. After spending some time in [...]