The Odyssey: From the moment I met Malta we both knew it wasn’t going to work out

Some moves were romantic, others, pragmatic. Rome never asked for my love because there was no need and Paris was a dream come true. Those were serious love affairs. But when we sailed to Malta and met, after one long look, we both knew this relationship was doomed. To ride on such a high IContinue reading “The Odyssey: From the moment I met Malta we both knew it wasn’t going to work out”

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”

No 21: Memoir for travel, confession and the private memoir for family; give Grandmother something to do and you’ll be grateful you did.

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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