Lest Italy Forget on Liberation Day

The Allied Invasion of Italy

It's Liberation Day today here in Italy. While much is always made of the role of Italy's partisans in the liberation process during Liberation Day speeches and press coverage, little mention is made of the Allies role. Indeed, with the passing of time, Italy appears to have virtually forgotten the … [Read more...]

Guess Whether She’s Wearing a Bra

Guess whether she's wearing a bra

I came across this monster-size Guess ad on a billboard attached to the side of an apartment block in the Via Gioia area of Milan, Italy - not too far from the Lombardy regional council offices. To give you some idea of its size, the ad is around four floors high. Yes, it's prominent! You can … [Read more...]