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Love me, tender

6am of a Sunday morning. I read the news, the world seems to be doing better and better every day… I check my calendar, I literally have nothing scheduled for today. Time for a day in bed, eating all the crisps I have in the house, watching questionable TV shows and thinking about nothing. Sounds…

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Loving Yorkshire -3

‘Being from Yorkshire is as much a state of mind as a geographical fact.’ – Liam Allen If I only had a penny for every time I heard this sentence since I moved here, I would have paid off my mortgage! I love how proud are the Yorkshire people of being from God’s Own County – and…

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Loving Yorkshire – Museum Gardens

The York Museum Gardens are one of my favourite places in York. They are located in the city centre, beside the river Ouse.  They contain the remains of the west corner of the Roman fort of Eboracum, including the Multangular Tower and parts of the Roman walls. The gardens also contain several buildings from the medieval period, most of them…

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Loving Yorkshire

When I first moved to the UK, I admit it, I wasn’t impressed with this place. The weather, the language, the culture: everything was so different from the sunny, hot, little city in the south of Italy where I used to live. Over the years, I learnt to love the crispy air on a September…

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Truth or dare?

It is a Sunday afternoon of a relatively sunny day here in Yorkshire. Autumn is approaching, the leaves are starting to show their best colours, smoothies are being replaced by cups of tea. Life is sweet. Ready with my cosy blankets, my cinnamon candles and my books, I give a final look at the photos…

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Of shoestrings, murders and pasta

Italy: a population of 60.36 million people, 83% of which is Catholics. The Pope resides in the Vatican, a city-state located in Rome, 97% of the population has been Christened, 7 out of 12 National holidays have roots in the Catholic Church. So it is clear that Catholicism is part of the Italian society, people embrace…

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Bloggers Support Bloggers

I wanted to thank the amazing PoojaG for tagging me in this very interesting challenge! I already discovered some amazing bloggers just looking at PoojaG’s post, and this is the spirit of these challenges, to connect bloggers and helping us all to find out more about this community! I won’t tag PoojaG as she already…

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The human comedy

Despite my heart says that Giuseppe Ceri was onto something when he wrote about tortellini, Venus and her belly button, sometimes we need to stick to the boring, predictable reality. And the facts are clear: tortellini are old. How old they are has not been established yet, there are so many myths and legends surrounding…

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The heart has its reasons

“The heart has its reasons, which reason does not know. We feel it in a thousand things. ” I love summer in the UK, it is my favourite week of the year: the sun shines fiercely, the temperatures soar, life seems a little bit easier. The thing is, it is unbelievably hot. And I really mean unbelievably: during those days…

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