Living in Italy

2. MY NEW SURROUNDINGS

Ana / July 15, 2019

Between 2008 and 2013 I lived in the hills of Northern Tuscany and wrote a blog about my experiences. If you love Italy, or are tempted to cut loose and start again somewhere new yourself , this may be entertaining. The hillsides here in Northern Tuscany are steep and thickly wooded. These are the foothills of mountain ranges that lie…

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Reflections on life

IT’S NOT WHAT YOU LOOK AT…

Ana / July 8, 2019

…that matters, it’s what you see.”  Henry David Thoreau. When I was four my parents took me to a show on ice. We were sitting in the front row, and there’s only one thing I can still remember. A man in a sparkly costume came whooshing across the ice towards me really fast, leant over the barrier and said “hello…

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Living in Italy

DAY ONE

Ana / July 2, 2019

Between 2008 and 2013 I lived in the hills of Northern Tuscany and wrote a blog about my experiences. I’m enjoying visiting some of my posts again. If you love Italy, or are tempted to cut loose and start again somewhere new yourself , this may be entertaining. “…So anyway, he said to me, he said, are you coming or…

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