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Choc the Casbah!

Choc the Casbah!

For every one of the 150 years since Italian Unification, my city Torino has decided to open a pavilion in the middle…

Happy Birthday Italy

You are turning 150 this year. I know you feel…

Not only mafia

(photo from www.museodellandrangheta.eu) Italy is famous for a criminal organization…

Sometimes, you just need to be hungry

There is a little corner of paradise in Siena, were…

Graffiti

A land of poets and sailormen

A land of poets and sailormen

Alexa  has one of my favourite Italian blogs. Recently she has posted a pic of a sentence found somewere in a village…

Italian artistic flair

In the eighties it was possible to find in many…

Seen on a shop window in Alba (a village near Torino)

“As finding a shop assistant is almost impossible… I’m looking…

Seen on a gate in front of a Church

“So the man went and washed, and came home seeing”…

Music

Africa under the Mole

Africa under the Mole

Africa Unite is an Italian band based in Pinerolo, near Turin. It’s a raggae band founded in 1981 by Madaski and Bunna.…

Proverbs

Italian Proverb

Italian Proverb

Lontano dagli occhi, lontano dal cuore Far from the eyes , far from the heart That means that if you want to…

Songs

…the smoke of the cigarette

…the smoke of the cigarette

“A cigarette that bears a lipstick’s traces An airline ticket to romantic places And still my heart has wings These foolish things…

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