Cheesed Off

Italia Dei Valori Party

The rubbish crisis which appears to have made Naples infamous the world over, has now been joined by a mozzarella crisis.  A Buffalo Mozzarella crisis, to be more precise. As you may have seen from stories in the press the world over, this delicious cheese, one of Italy's more prized delicacies, … [Read more...]

The Vatican is Anti-Berlusconi!

Yep, it's official, well almost. There have been quite a number of news stories about the new 21st century sins that the dear old Vatican has come up with. And here they are, the sins, that is, in no particular order, at least I don't believe so: Environmental pollution - Change you car - or … [Read more...]

Registering Domain Names in Italy. Dot com or dot it?

Recently Carlos, after reading this post possibly, contacted me to ask whether Italian sites use the .com and .it domain names. This was an interesting question and oddly enough I had been looking at the Alexa statistics for Italy's top 100 Internet sites recently and I noticed that both .com and … [Read more...]

Pots Calling Kettles Black

As you may imagine, Italy is suffering from a minor bout of election fever at the moment. The general elections are just around the corner and election posters are appearing right, left, and centre. I've seen a couple of amusing ones, so far. First there was this lovely one from the Berlusco-Fini … [Read more...]