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26 November 2017

Once again yesterday our field was full of men in hi-vis jackets carrying lethal weapons. Generally I treat them all with disdain, accosting the bored out-liers staring enviously towards the wild-boary activity down in the trees, telling them – with … Continue reading

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10 October 2017

The other evening we walked into the Cinema Caporali in Castiglione del Lago to watch Bladerunner 2049 (they were showing it in English) wearing cotton shirts and enjoying the warmth of this glorious early autumn. We emerged two hours and … Continue reading

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2 November 2015

There’s huge excitement in CdP. At first it was all a secret: someone’s plough had hit something hard and, lo and behold!, a hole had opened up and there was an Etruscan tomb down there. Briefly, no one would say where. … Continue reading

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29 September 2014

  I’ve been trying to write this post for a week now, and never get past the first three paragraphs. First it was to say that autumn had arrived and to explain what that meant in weather terms. [22/9: Today … Continue reading

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20 November 2011

       And so out to stack wood. Dear, funny Elisa Faleburle came grinning with her tip truck yesterday evening after dusk and dumped 18 quintals – that’s 1.8 metric tonnes or 35.4 UK hundredweight or 39.7 US hundredweight or … Continue reading

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