Guys in the sense of gals. I'm not getting sucked into the murky world of gender fluidity, so I'm addressing myself to anyone who does a bit of housekeeping and household tasks. When I got married, Italy was still a backward place with well-defined gender roles and I, having being fed on shit women's magazines… Continue reading Guys
Month: August 2020
Off the launching pad …at last?
Well as most of you know, my " followers" are all unofficial. I get lots of mails telling me how they enjoy, grapple with understanding ,have learnt new vocabulary and structures and are always very sweet. Some of you are incredible proof readers too and pick up on all my mistakes! This time I'm particularly… Continue reading Off the launching pad …at last?
When I was younger, (quite a lot younger actually), I wrote a poem (well, a few words really, nothing as high falutin' as a poem) and driving to work today I was reminded of that because the way to work can go through a rather lovely wooded area near a river which hosts a cycle… Continue reading Green.