HeartRome

My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

September 2011

You know you’re living in Italy when…

A taxi driver asks you if it’s ok to stop & grab a coffee with him & if he’s “your type”… Um awkward!! You get mugged blind without even noticing! You get asked out on a date walking out of a tabaccheria (smoke shop) Cops stop mid way through giving someone a fine to check you out & say “buongiorno signorina” You can buy a bottle of good wine at

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Hello world!

So this is it… the BIG dream of living in ROME, ITALY & I’m living it… right now! I left Melbourne just on 11 weeks ago.. how time flies!  I spent the European summer in Abruzzo, Rome, Como, Milan, London, Split, Brac, Lipari, Sardegna and Lipari again! I know.. sounds exhausting hey!  But it has been one of the best summers of my life… Actually, not all that dissimilar to other summers

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