Monthly Archives: February 2007

When I hear about family businesses in their 3rd or 6th generation, I’m impressed. It’s a testament not only to the business itself, but also to the family’s ability to keep younger generations interested in sticking around. The other night at my Italian conversation group, one of our friends said […]

600 Years of Glassmaking in Murano in One Family

Looking for a summer job and a way to travel to Italy all rolled into one? Lingue senza Frontiere (Language Without Borders) might be something to consider: We are now looking for summer camp tutors. You should be a native English speaker with a bubbly character, preferably 21 years old […]

Needed: English tutors for summer camps in Italy

For this Valentine’s Day post on the Italy Logue, I’ve got some love-related news items for you… First, to satisfy your poetic side, I offer you the tale of two prehistoric lovers, their 5,000-6,000 year old skeletons found embracing one another. They were most likely young lovers, as “their teeth […]

Valentine’s Day News Snippets: Ancient Lovers & Erotic Poetry

There’s more Italian news out there than you can shake a prosciutto at. Veronica Lario, Mrs. Silvio Berlusconi, feels “more at peace” after having publicly asking for an apology from her flirting husband. Berlusconi himself might not feel quite so peaceful after making a comment about gays in Italy. Italian […]

Italian News Snippets: 13 February 2007