Monthly Archive: June 2014

She heard the swish of the paddle. The sound snuck into her consciousness like the tapping of fingers on a table. She tried ignoring it. Her mind filled with the desperate sadness of the closing words from Hemingway’s ‘A Farewell to Arms.’ Closing the book she reluctantly returned to the now, searching the water’s edge […]

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Being married to an Italian for forty-three years, I decided to look into the events of Italian week, now in its 8th year. This year the theme was ‘Stories of Italy and Italian Stories’.  Previous themes have been ‘engage your emotions, and ‘Sapori e Piaceri,’ ‘Tastes and Pleasures’. After some googling I found the website […]

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