The Beginners Guide to Bologna

Visit Bologna When my cousin told me he’d be in Bologna for business, I jumped at the chance to get on a train and visit. I hadn’t been to Bologna for years and could hardly remember anything about it so,… Continue Reading




Entries Open for Short Film Contest of Lucca Film Festival 2017

Registration open for the International Short Film Contest of the Lucca Film Festival 2017 Deadline for entries (midnight) of Monday 20 February 2017 The international competition will take place during the film festival scheduled from 2 to 9 April 2017 in… Continue Reading




Panettone Italian Christmas Cake

Dating back to a Milanese baker from the early 1800’s, Panettone can now be found on most Italian Christmas tables.  It has become very popular in other parts of Europe and South America and is spreading throughout North America as well. Popular… Continue Reading




Help Amatrice – Donate online with the Italian Red Cross

Prayers and thoughts to the people of Amatrice Donate online with the Italian Red Cross Watching the news,  they are interviewing the mayor. He’s  a modest looking man in his late fifties, dressed in t-shirt and jeans,  and can hardly speak… Continue Reading




Wikimania 2016 will be in Esino Lario, Italy

Wiki –What I know Is- the Wikipedia community has chosen Esino Lario as its meeting place for the 2016 conference! I am so happy that the two things I love most; internet and Lake Como are coming together in the same place! I… Continue Reading