Saturday, December 18, 2010

Florence/Tuscany in the snow

(Photo courtesy of Il Corriere della Sera)

Florence and the rest of Tuscany are buried under with snow!

Well, they'll have a bianco natale so that's nice!

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Italy -- out of control -- yesterday

I know we don't normally think of Italy as a scary place, but the protests yesterday that occurred in Rome after the Prime Minister survived a narrow confidence vote in Parliament are just that: scary.

See for yourself in the video at the link below (after the quick ad for parmesan cheese).

Tuesday, December 14, 2010