Monthly Archives: May 2012

Not walking the talk

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  31 May 2012 ONE LAW FOR THE RICH, ANOTHER FOR THE POOR The Greeks don’t seem … Continue reading

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Paris in the springtime

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.    Paris, 30 May 2012 PARIS IN THE SPRINGTIME   ► 1:52 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WF_yN1R2b5M   Back in Paris.  … Continue reading

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Arrivederci, Roma!

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.    Rome, 29 May 2012   ARRIVADERCI, ROMA!       ► 2:31   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-prQ8AE_nvY   If … Continue reading

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Papal woes

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  Rome, 28 May 2012 The Pope’s personal butler Paolo Gabriele is alleged to have been caught … Continue reading

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Viator infelix

Rome, 27 May 2012 The self-doubting, personally insecure, English poet Arthur Hugh Clough (1819-1861) was an unhappy tourist in Rome in 1849. Like most educated Victorians, Clough was very much preoccupied by religion, which to him and his contemporaries meant … Continue reading

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SPQR

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.   Rome, 26 May 2012 Everywhere you go in Rome you come across the abbreviation SPQR. You … Continue reading

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Love town

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.   Rome, 25 May 2012   R                                                                                                 A      O                                            =                                       M          M       … Continue reading

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