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An interesting request

Someone, I won’t say who, asked if I had any unpublished stories kicking around.  This person wants to translate a story for a translation competition. 

I fancy a pint

This evening I shall pop into the 4-4-2 pub, Via Procaccini, 61, Milan, for a quick drink sometime after 9:30.  It’s been a tough week,

Setting up a school blog

I spoke to some of the admin staff at my son’s school today about my idea for setting up a parent maintained blog which would

An achievement

If, before I came to Italy, someone had asked me to stand up in front of around 50 people and make a presentation, I would

A success story

One of my students; and I deal with the less advanced levels; managed to land what could well be the job of this person’s dreams. 

Birthday surprise

It was my birthday last week.  I hit the grand old age of 42.  Unbeknown to me, my son had given me an extra birthday

Big meeting on Monday

I’ve already mentioned this in the past, but the saga of my nearly four year old son’s swollen eye problem continues to drag on.  The

Chickenpox – Varicella

Our wee one woke up with chickenpox on Saturday morning.  I always thought, up to now that is, that chickenpox was quite serious and knocked

Where have I been?

Short answer: Busy.  This period is fraught.  Lots of courses and not enough time to devote to other things, such as writing blog entries. I