Puccini … an Italian genius

14 Nov 2022

An Italian composer known primarily for his operas

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Images of Peace in Times of War

12 Oct 2022

Some months ago, someone told me a marvellous story of peace set in Italy in times of war.

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Unsolved mysteries

13 Sep 2022

What are some of the greatest unsolved mysteries that we may not be aware of?

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Common Phrases in Italian

15 Aug 2022

Common English phrases in Italian

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Celebrating Pier Paolo Pasolini

05 Aug 2022

This year we celebrate the centenary of the birth of Pier Paolo Pasolini, born in Bologna in 1922.

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Italian Proverb - August

05 Aug 2022

Nessuna nuova buona nuova - No news is good news!

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Italian Proverb - July

06 Jul 2022

A tavola non si invecchia - At table one does not grow old. In other words, being at table is very good for your health and the ageing process.

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A Brief History of Pasta Shapes & Sizes

06 Jul 2022

Pasta literally comes in hundreds of shapes and sizes, all with varying origin stories.

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Serpent Crescent – a Review by Jean Urry

06 Jul 2022

A South African novel with a Dantesque flavour

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Franz Liszt

06 Jun 2022

Franz Liszt was born to Anna and Adam Liszt on 22 October 1811, in the village of Doborján in Sopron County, in the Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire.

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