Tag Archives: Maremma

16 October 2019

It’s a pretty good rule of thumb that the answer to a newspaper headline that ends in a question mark is almost always “no”. This holds especially true in the very small local press. This headline is a case in … Continue reading

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10 April 2019

Our odd unseasonal drought broke one day last week with a thumping 70mm of rain in about 12 endless hours of downpour. Forecasts presented vistas of dreariness and damp from then on, but not a drop has materialised, and our … Continue reading

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14 October 2012

       When anyone boards the funny little train that trundles along the single track from Grosseto through the Maremma and along to Siena, a conductor marches along the carriages demanding to know where you’re getting off. Checking tickets … Continue reading

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