I’m going to miss Guardia.
Earlier in the week I learned that she had died. She lived a long life and was well known around the streets of Loreto Aprutino.
In recent years she recovered from being struck by a car and later from a bronchial infection. Rest and antibiotics helped her overcome these unfortunate events [...]
Last September I received an email from Emanuela Mariani telling me about the area around Lucoli (AQ).
I admit I hadn’t heard of Lucoli before Emanuela wrote to me. Since then I discovered that it’s just inside the Lazio – Abruzzo border, about an hour and a half from Rome and half an hour from [...]
This post was written on Wednesday 10 October from a hotel room near Ciampino airport.
We got up early, about 5 am, the sun was still sleeping, but we had a flight to catch.
We’d nothing much to do except wash, get dressed, get in the rental car and head to the airport.
We had [...]