It was bound to happen eventually.
I guess we weren’t really surprised.
It may not have been a tragedy but we felt the loss all the same.
We ran out of Rita’s oil!
We’d been using it on and off for the best past of two months and like all good things, it [...]
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 [...]
Walking around Loreto Aprutino one year ago, today I spotted a door covered in paper hearts.
I think school children pinned them there as part of St Valentine celebrations.
It wasn’t long after midday and although the sun was shining, the town, and most of Abruzzo was covered in snow.
I wonder if a new [...]