Tag Archives: Positano

26 July 2017

A few days ago the CdP town council turned the water off at night – or at least they said they were going to: I didn’t notice any difference. This last happened in 2001 and 2002, the dry, dry years … Continue reading

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24 March 2017

The A1 motorway just north of Naples is lined with seedy light industry with few signs of industriousness, and straggly retail parks more apt to make you accelerate away than stop and buy. But at this time of year it … Continue reading

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12 February 2017

  I’m aching. How can I be so sore? This is what comes of closing your eyes to your garden for months. I’d been gripped by sloth, sticking far too closely to my adage that there’s nothing that really needs … Continue reading

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3 December 2016

It’s been an on-the-road week. Or rather, an on-the-rails week because why on earth anyone would get behind a wheel in a country where the trains run so well and cost so little (yes, this is not irony: this is … Continue reading

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25 October 2016

Positano   It’s odd how things happen when you’re not looking. Off we went to Rome, for just one night last week, and when we got home the big field maple (Acer campestre) had gone from more-or-less summer-green to yellow … Continue reading

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