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14th December 2008
4th December 2009
From South Africa to Livorno to Australia
18th September 2009
Livorno's School Children Broken in Gently after a Three Month Summer Holiday
Last Monday school children in Livorno (and most of Italy) went back to their classrooms after a break of more than three months. It was a particularly painful return to school due to a drastic change in the weather, the hot summer temperatures we had enjoyed here in Livorno up to Sunday turning overnight into torrential rain and thunderstorms, with the thermometer plummeting by more than 10°C! It was a fitting start to a new school year.
16th June 2009
I'm back again after several months of never finding the time or the inspiration to write my blog. I hope that I will have more of both from now on to make more regular posts!
6th January 2009
I have several reasons to rejoice today. One very simple one is that I have just received a gas bill for ZERO euros. That is an absolute first, but I am suspicious!
22nd August 2009
In addition to spending a lot of time in front of my portable computer, I also tend to drink a lot of coffee. Inevitably I sometimes do both at the same time. This week I found out that this is probably not a good idea.
9th September 2009
18th January 2009
17th February 2009
I am thoroughly intrigued by the ‘hit counter’ that I recently added to Livorno Now. In fact, I’m getting quite addicted to it. I opted for what they call ‘stealth mode’, making it all sound very sneaky and secretive, but this just means the counter is invisible to all except me. I did this so that people visiting the site in January this year wouldn’t think I’d only had a handful of all time visits and immediately think it was a worthless site!