Waiting eagerly outside of the chapel at the Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, we were a little worried about our bare shoulders. After all, this was Rome and everyone knew the rules in the Vatican, but it was a stiflingly hot July day and after a nightmare journey to get here, we were all more than Read More
Learning a new language is one of my favourite things to do. I get a thrill when I am finally able to communicate with a native speaker without embarrassing myself too much. No matter how proficient you are in a language, you will most likely come across a language barrier at some point. Even after Read More
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At the end of Part 1, the Hobbit gang had just left Rocca Calascio and were headed to Rocca di Mezzo to see La Festa del Narciso. As we live in the mountains, the roads can be very winding, so if you do decide to visit and suffer from travel sickness, be sure to take Read More
It all started at an ungodly hour on Sunday morning. Well, I say ungodly but it was actually about 9 o’clock when I woke up. I got a phone call from my sister who was unsure about whether we would be going for our planned trip to Rocca Calascio as the weather was not great. We Read More
Oh, this is terrible! I haven’t written anything in two months. So many things have happened recently that I want to write about, including visiting castles and watching Easter parades, and I hope that I will be able to do it. I actually have a whole list of half-finished drafts on my page. Life and Read More