Tag Archives: Italy

Sunday – Last Day in Torino

First, I must apologize for it taking so long to get to this. Life intervened, as usual, with the last and largest interruption being eye surgery to remove cataracts. First surgery was Jan. 4, the second today. I’m writing one-eyed … Continue reading

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Saturday in Alba

Jonathan and I arose early Saturday and made our way without breakfast or coffee to the train station next door, where we walked about a mile inside the terminal to find the right track. Trains don’t go through. They end … Continue reading

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Photos from Jonathan

Thank you to Jonthan Scheuer for sending these photographs! posted viw, Moonmooring

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Torino Reviews

This from┬áVariety, … Turin– “Winter’s Bone” was the big winner at the Turin Film Festival, Italy’s preeminent ultra-indie fest, adding three more nods to its snowballing list of kudos … Awards Daily says, … Adding to its swag from Sundance, … Continue reading

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Wednesday; December 1, 2010. Nail clippers! At last!

The Etruscans (the earliest Italians) invented or discovered Tufa(the first concrete) but you’d never know that happened near here. Poured concrete is almost nowhere to be found except in small sidewalk patches. But when it comes to stone, they’re on … Continue reading

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Turin, Italy — November 30, 2010

Here I sit, inexplicably awakened at 2 a.m., having gone to bed at 10a.m., now surfacing, full of plans and memories of plans, thinking it to be morning. I’ve no clock, so I am fully awake before I think to … Continue reading

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No Food on Mondays

First off, and I’ll try to get you more info when I get on the net, Debra returned from Stockholm yesterday, where Winter’s Bone won best picture, best actress and another prize I don’t know the name of. Pretty much … Continue reading

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