Daily Archives: February 4, 2007


Penelope Cruz to Appear at Sanremo Song Festival: Does She Sing?

One of the things the husband and I have done to help immerse ourselves in the Italian language is buy Italian music on CD. We occasionally peruse the tiny Italian sections of our local music shops, and have brought back at least one CD from the last two trips to […]


St. Mark’s Bell Tower Gets a New Belt in Venice

Anyone who makes a concerted effort to see the leaning tower of Pisa is on a mad quest to see one of many leaning towers throughout Italy. Almost every little town and city with towers has one that’s slightly off-kilter. One of the symbols of the city of Bologna is […]


Italian News Snippets: 4 February 2007

There’s more to the Italian news that a former premier’s flirting and his wife’s demand for a public apology. No, really – there is. Italy has suspended all soccer matches following the rioting and violence which ultimately resulted in the death of a policeman in Catania. Soccer fans the world […]