Monthly Archives: June 2017

Europe 14 – Stereotypisierung Verboten

Another day travelling. Alilaguna water bus to Venice Marco Polo, surely the only international airport named after a t-shirt. Thence to Düsseldorf, my first time in Germany. Terrific to see the Alps, snow-capped even in late June (but for how much longer?) but the most exciting part was certainly seeing more than half a dozen [...]

By |2018-01-02T01:44:30+00:00June 20th, 2017|Diary, Family|0 Comments

Europe 10 – You’ll Uffizi and You’ll Bloody Well Like It

Some more random observations on Florence and/or Italy: We live at Via della Scala 41. Like all civilised places, Florence numbers its streets so that all of the odd numbers are along one side and the even ones the other, and yes, I'm looking at you, Rome. However, our apartment block is right between Via [...]

By |2018-01-02T01:50:35+00:00June 16th, 2017|Diary, Family|0 Comments