I didn’t enjoy Rome so much this time. For all sorts of reasons it wasn’t flowing. I was jet-lagged, overheated and irritated. Instead of enjoying the places that in the past have given me the most profound sense of joy, I felt not much. I was noticing details I didn’t want to notice. The poor… Read More A Little Story: My Secret Sabaudia Visit.
My train got into La Spezia from Parma about 10am. I would be away on a train again to Torino at 3pm. And anyway, I really didn’t expect much, maybe a rough edged port town, industry, fishing boats, smelly, dirty… It turns out, La Spezia is gorgeous. There are fishing boats and nets but they… Read More La Spezia e’ Stupendo!
Rome is just wonderful. I love it. So much to see and do but also there is great pleasure in just being present here. The looking and listening and thinking. What has been a surprise Is how much I have enjoyed staying by the station. I had thought it would be a bit rough and… Read More Stazione di Roma Termini