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Interesting finds at the local antique market

When you go to any random town in Italy, there’s a good chance you’ll stumble upon a random antiques market at some point. At these antique markets, much like at all antique markets in the world, you will find many … Continue reading

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The rustic nightmare that is the hazelnut

People always want what they can’t have, and idolize that which they don’t really understand. This is the reason that ‘agritourism’ exists, and that people will pay more to pick their own fruit, than for ready-picked fruit. We pale city-dwellers … Continue reading

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The only thing to fear is fear itself. That and butterflies.

For a fierce and fearsome dictatress, I really do have an awful lot of irrational fears. For instance, every time I’m on a plane and we take off, I’m a whisker away from losing it completely. If, in summer, a … Continue reading

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