Arrivederci 2022: HeartRome year in Review

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2022 it’s not hard to think – what [...]

Arrivederci 2021: HeartRome year in review

As we prepare to say goodbye to 2021 I know it’s hard for all of [...]

How to be Italian – Book Number Two!

For those who know or follow me, this might old news already! But news I [...]

Arrivederci 2020: HeartRome year in review

Every year I sit down to write my year in review. To fit in with [...]

My Rome anniversary away from Rome and when I’ll return

I’ve always celebrated the anniversary of the day I moved into my first apartment in [...]

500 year anniversary of Raphael’s death in Rome

Rome was set to celebrate one of the art world’s biggest anniversary years. But like [...]

I had plans this year too

I had plans this year.  Big ones. Like many people. My family was set to [...]

What Italy in lockdown has already taught the world about humanity

60 million people in lockdown. Italians don’t have a reputation for forming queues. Nor are [...]

Dear World, Please don’t abandon us. Love, Italy

Dear World, I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling like I want to take [...]

Arrivederci Roma 2019 (from Melbourne)

Call me cheesy. A dreamer. Nostalgic. But when those John Lennon notes of War is [...]