I caught a short part of the TV pre-election duel between Mr B and Mr P(rodi) last night (My son was demanding to hear 'music' on my PC). Today, I heard that around 16 million … [Read more...]
Posts on what is going on in Italian politics.
It's easy to tell from all the, I have to say 'amateurish' looking, advertising hoardings popping up right, left and centre that election time is almost upon us. I don't … [Read more...]
With the exception of the ever more sporadic appearances of a certain D'Alema, all the politicians seem to be just the same as they were 10 years ago. Same old faces, saying the same … [Read more...]
I read yesterday that schools in Italy are so underfunded that they are having to ask parents to make donations. A curious situation in a country which seems to be expert at taxing anything … [Read more...]
Mr B, the boss of Italy and many things within the country, is gearing up for the elections. Late last year, when I should have commented on this, Milan was beset with hoardings bearing the … [Read more...]