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14 June 2018

Leaning against my car the other evening on the road from Monteleone, waiting for the tow-away vehicle to arrive, I mused on what might have happened had my clutch pedal detached itself from whatever links it to the transmission 24 … Continue reading

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15 May 2018

Gaps have opened up in the garden beds along the terrace outside the kitchen: Ceanothus have inexplicably withered; even well mulched Agapanthus liquified in super-cold weather over the winter. I’ve bought these beauties to fill the voids, but when oh when am … Continue reading

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3 November 2016

   The solar-heated water coming out of our taps is as hot as in summer. In the last few days we’ve had the biggest 24-hour rainfall since I began counting, and the peripheral ripples of Italy’s biggest earthquake since 1980. … Continue reading

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