The Italian daily, Il Corriere della Sera, ran a lovely little cartoon on its front page yesterday.
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, has become the subject […]
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 .it domains are used […]
When I got to the business school in the Fiera area of Milan this morning, at around 9, I found just about all the classrooms deserted. Oops, I’ve arrived far too early, I thought. I checked the time, and it was indeed around 9, on both my trusty mobiles. Very odd. I had noticed that […]
We have a slight problem where we live in Milan. There is a sort of disco which backs onto our apartment block and the volume of the music, and in particular the bass, can get rather disturbing at times. Five times a week, on average. Still, you can probably thank the disco music for its […]
Hope those having a go are not having any problems. I know that the ‘mystery’ post is a little difficult to get to, but it can be found. And it does exist, honest! I’ve tested things and did manage to get to the page. I know from Google Analytics that people have been hunting around. […]
As you may have read/seen, Milan’s council has introduced its own brand of pollution limitation measure, know as ‘Ecopass’. Basically, to enter the central area of Milan by vehicle between 7:30am and 7:30pm from Monday to Friday, as of 2nd January 2008, it is necessary to pay for and display an Ecopass ticket. The price […]
Sorry to go banging on about this, but my life seems to be being taken over by the things these days. And the first problem has arisen, thus putting my sausage strategy skills to the test a wee bit. It had to happen I suppose, after all, that’s business. My sausage supply has gone from […]