A day at the beach


September 13th, 2015

On a typical Italian midsummer day all you need is a beach umbrella with some beach chairs, an acquaintance form the beach and maybe a book or cocktail in your hand. For the not so young anymore a card game (gioco a carte) is a must as well as a bocce game. But we rarely... View Article

Casoni on the Venetian lagoon


September 10th, 2015

Here we are, back to Italy for a break from this cold and rainy Victorian winter. It is mid August and we land in Venice on a hot summer day. On the very next day, jet lag apart, my husband and I take advantage of my in laws’ kind attitude and availability and ask them... View Article

Italian villages: Bosa, Sardinia


September 4th, 2015

For Italian Heart’s celebration of Italian villages, here is a post about Bosa, Sardinia region. Enjoy! The Phoenician name was Bs’n, which simply means “the people of Bosa”, then a collective ethnic name, reported in an epigraph from the IX-VIII century. B. C. The produce: The vineyards of the famous amber-coloured Malvasia wine are the... View Article