As I write this entry, we are coming to the end of an epoch, or that is how the media here are putting it. The Russian news agency TASS apparently carried the news this evening of the Pope's … [Read more...]
Posts on Italian current affairs.
Ever heard of one Benito Mussolini? If by any chance you have not, you can read a little about this interesting gentleman here. Well, he has a grand daughter who goes by the name of … [Read more...]
As regular readers will have no doubt observed I do not often make comments about things in the news, but I'm going to make an exception with regard to the Giuliana Sgrena case.Giuliana … [Read more...]
The way in which the government here is formed is a little confusing. I think I have worked it out, and anyway it's in keeping with the Italian propensity for complexity. There are lots of … [Read more...]
This is just a little extra post to mention the place where I, er, borrowed the HTML and image to use as means to allow people who may read my blog to donate a little something to help out … [Read more...]