Tag Archives: Wine

NEIGHBOURS, EGGS AND TWIRLING ADJECTIVES

My hostess Federica, has arranged a dinner party with her neighbours this evening, and has asked me to help her in the preparations.  Renting at Residenza del Palmerino, from Federica & Stefano, has opened countless doors in what could have been a … Continue reading

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MISTAKEN IDENTITY

My Calgary friend and wine guru, Geoff Last, is visiting Italy on business.  He’s invited me to join him this evening for a glass of wine at one of Florence’s top ranking restaurants Buca Lapi.   Geoff and his colleague Steve … Continue reading

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A SEAT NEXT TO GIUSEPPE

(part 2 of  Dreams Gifts & Memories ) As I step from my room, I realize the warm sun streaming in my window this morning had deceived me.  My fair Irish skin is totally unprepared for the icy dampness of … Continue reading

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