Latest Accident, Via Aleardi, Milan, Italy

In a very recent post, on Sunday, I claimed that the place where Via A Aleardi crosses Via G B Bertini in Milan, Italy, was an accident black spot. Well, tonight there was yet another accident.

A Potentially Fine Situation

Today, Via Paolo Sarpi in Milan became a ZTL or restricted traffic zone. This means that those who enter this street will be espied by cameras and will recieve a fine if they are not authorised to pass through along this street.

Paolo Sarpi Pedestrianisation

The Paolo Sarpi area of central Milan has become somewhat overrun by wholesale clothing outlets run by Chinese companies and the situation has caused problems for local residents.

A Chinese Puzzle

We all remember the sad case of poor Maddie McCann, the little English girl who disappeared while her parents where on holiday in Portugal, well, my other half possibly managed to avert a similar situation yesterday, Sunday, in Milan.

The Library in Sempione Park, Milan

This is not a bad place to end up if you need a little peace and quiet. It’s right in the middle of Milan’s main Sempione park, and you should be able to get free Wi-Fi there too. Don’t let the 70s reject architecture put you off. The photo is the result of my playing […]

A Chinese Musician

This guy is often to be found at Milan’s Castle filling the ancient courtyard with his mysterious instrument’s haunting melodies. I like the music and had been meaning to photograph him for some time. Now I have:

Not Nice

Yesterday I was out with our dog when I noticed another dog on the other side of the road. It was off its leash and appeared to have wandered into the road. The owners were a Chinese family, mother, father, and child in stroller. Unusual, I mused, you don’t see that many people of Chinese extraction with dogs.

Pizzeria Photo Gallery

It was pizza night tonight, although it was not the standard Italian type pizza, but the ‘pizza al trancio’, which is the ‘deep pan’ version of the traditionally thin pizza. There are two pizzerias near us that do this type of pizza. One is Da Giuliano which is located at the Corso Sempione end of […]