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Salone del Mobile 2009

April 7, 2009


Oh to be at the Salone this year! As a former resident of Milan, I’d unequivocally state that the city is at its best when the international furniture fair comes to town. Last year’s show was great, despite the dodgy weather. The extension of FuoriSalone to Bovisa (in addition to the Zona Tortona) bought a fresh […]

Far-right sets up base in Milan, Italy

October 17, 2008


  My Brother is an Only Child is one of the best foreign language films I’ve seen all year.   The director, Daniele Luchetti, managed to capture on celluloid the draw of extremism and how during the 60s and 70s belief in political ideas was so strong that that loyalty to left or right could […]

Is Italy racist?

October 3, 2008


    My Italian love affair has endured for almost half my life. From studying the language at school, to dating (too many) Italian men and then living and working in the country it would be fair to say that I’m a fully paid up member of the Italophile crew. Yet when people ask my […]