An Englishman’s Italian-American Christmas

We all have our Christmas traditions and my family is no different. I count myself very lucky that I'm married to someone whose traditions are different from my own so over the years we've developed our own version of two ways of doing Christmas. As an American she has a heritage spanning Europe, the one … Continue reading An Englishman’s Italian-American Christmas


An Italian oddity in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Every town has its oddities and Cheltenham is no exception. Behind the Town Hall in Imperial Square, tucked away in a recess in one of the buildings is a fountain. It's not functioning, or even very clean, but there it sits behind a fence with a nice little ornate hedge in front of it. The … Continue reading An Italian oddity in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire