My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

February 2013

Complaining: Is it the Italian national sport?

I got back to Rome a couple of weeks ago and have finally settled back into my routine. I find myself to be a little raw, prone to analysis and philosophising of the world around me after having been out of the country for almost 2 months. Now it’s widely known that the Italian psyche is all about “La bella figura“. Translated literally, it means “the beautiful figure” but interpreted

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HeartRome In Melbourne

Quick apologies for the blogging hiatus! I’ve been busy becoming an aunty while back in my home city of Melbourne (it’s really busy becoming one and being one!) And not to mention working, enjoying an Australian summer at our family beach house on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, mini-break-ing in Queensland, catching up with family and friends for dinner, lunch, coffee, brunch, drinks, you name it! It’s been a whirlwind, frenetic, emotional

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