Today is little Easter in Italy; Pasquetta. A time for thanks

I for one will make an attempt to be thankful all day long, for happy moments from the past and for the happy moments I will try and make today. And celebrate greatly. I will not listen to the news and read about people cheering on war from their armchairs eating popcorn. I will writeContinue reading “Today is little Easter in Italy; Pasquetta. A time for thanks”

Piemonte is full of shaman, witches and magic and Piemonte has changed me.

Piemonte is a fairytale. That’s why my next book is called, “Once upon a Time in Loazzolo; Tales of Piemonte” There is still magic left in their untouched land. I’ve interviewed 12 Piemontese and their stories are full of charm, and healers, shaman and witches – people still very much attached to their land. ThereContinue reading “Piemonte is full of shaman, witches and magic and Piemonte has changed me.”

Why am I not surprised – Piemonte has vending machines with fresh salad and the finest beef – so typical

Vending machines like this one aren’t so common but vending machines selling milk, very. I remember seeing them in Switzerland about a decade ago and of course, France – in Italy, everywhere. Allowing the farmer to cut out the middle brokers, allowing ‘cow to consumer’ – in this, they are not unique. And it makesContinue reading “Why am I not surprised – Piemonte has vending machines with fresh salad and the finest beef – so typical”

Daily Bailey Alexander No. 3 Winter

Excerpt from the video: Piemonte has so many seasons, far more than just 4. There’s a season for cutting the wood and carving large pencils for the vineyards, planting saffron and artichokes,  a season for planting my roses, pruning them, picking them, a season for nature walks with Anna Fila Robattino, famous for knowing everythingContinue reading “Daily Bailey Alexander No. 3 Winter”

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