Category Archives: Italy

Graffiti: Reading Cultures on the Wall

One of the things I enjoy about Italy is the graffiti. It is often very entertaining, if not as elaborate as the fine art found on the subway cars in NYC during the 1980s. In fact, graffiti in Italy has … Continue reading

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Portare fuori il cane…

…or “Walking the dog” Italian-style. The extent of social services runs deep in Italy. And I had the opportunity early this morning to experience to what degree a civilized social system can make the quotidian chores of life easier and … Continue reading

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