Bad and Good Employers in Italy


Are Italian companies bad employers, or are Italians bad bosses?  The answer seems to be yes, and no. Some people do seem to think so.  Italy Chronicles reader Terry who works down in Rome was not at all complimentary about Italian employers.  Terry, with great respect, is but one person, but I … [Read more...]

Boy, Is it Hot!

It took me a good few years to become just about used to the intense heat of Italy's often long and torrid summers. Coming from the UK, where I relished the prospect of the temperature rising above 20 degrees centigrade, Italy with its heat hitting well over 30 degrees was something of a shock to … [Read more...]

Our Italian ID Card Epic

Tomorrow, my Italian other half, our son, and myself, have to get up early to go through the ten minute process in Milan, Italy of applying for an identity card for our son. To obtain the ID card for our child, either both his parents must be present or one parent and a witness is required.  It … [Read more...]