Buon anno!

One of my fondest New Years’ memories is from 1 January 2011 in Venice.  I was living in Ireland at the time, and made the quick trip down to Italy with my girlfriend (now wife) to celebrate the occasion. I remember is was very cold, but a lovely time to visit. It was relatively uncrowded […]

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BACKSTORY: Cortona Sun

Cortona is a small wine-producing town in the province of Arezzo, in Tuscany, Italy. While living in Ireland for 5 years we had the opportunity to visit this area a few times between 2010 and 2013, and always in the summer. As we were on holiday and based ourselves in nearby Lucignano, each day around noon my wife and I would look at each […]

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