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Christmas in Italy – Day 5, Milan

Christmas in Italy – Day 5, Milan

Just a day, well an afternoon in Milan as I’d spent so much time there last year. But i’s lovely, in short doses! Photos courtesy of @Timmy666 Share the love…

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Christmas in Milan

Christmas in Milan

Surprisingly for a religious country, shops and Christmas markets are open so late on Christmas Eve but then I realise why, they are not open on Boxing Day – not even the restaurants so I get by on McDonalds salad and fries. Although I was dying for soup as I actually had an appetite for […]

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Christmas in Italy

Christmas in Italy

One thing I’ll remember about this year’s Christmas holiday; being ill. Christmas Eve Symptoms; Sore throat, runny nose, aches, rash (around nose from excessive tissue use) lethargic, headache, no appetite, nausea – at the airport, straight after most expensive cereal bowl in the world, asthma. Christmas Day – Sore throat, aches, lethargic, no appetite, rash (around […]

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Gratitude: October

Gratitude: October

I’m grateful for seeing the season change during my favourite month I’m grateful for celebrating yet another year of this wonderful life I’m grateful for having my birthday dinner in Purnells  which if memory serves me right, is only the second Michelin starred restaurant I’ve eaten in I’m grateful to share my birthday with many […]

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Adventures in Milan – Day 5, coming home

Adventures in Milan – Day 5, coming home

My last day. I decide to skip the hotel breakfast and skip off on my own for a last perfect Italian coffee at Café Passarella, where my Milanese adventure started. I sit under the outside heater with my laptop and wonder why the rest of the patrons are not at work at 9am. It’s still […]

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Adventures in Milan – last day

Adventures in Milan – last day

­­Adventures in Milan – Day 4Sunday Best Today has always had rain forecast so ‘they’ did not disappoint us. However, I’m one step ahead as I keep the Cathedral, the main tourist attraction (apart from the sport that is Versace shop spotting) for today. We get to the part where the lift takes us up […]

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Adventures in Milan: Day 3

Adventures in Milan: Day 3

Gucci 1 Versace 0 Armani 0 Today I met with my friend and the we hit the tourist trail; the church that has ‘The Last Supper’ in it, that we discover we can only book to see by phone, before hand, the castle that has a nice photo exhibition of before and after photos and […]

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Adventures in Milan – Day 2

Adventures in Milan – Day 2

  Gucci, Gucci, wherefor art thou, Gucci? Not that I need to buy anything from there but it’s just odd that of the hundreds of shops I’ve seen whilst mooching about today, not one is Gucci or Armani or Versace for that matter. Some American designers have a presence and there’s a Vivien Westwood around […]

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Adventures in Milan- Day 1

Adventures in Milan- Day 1

      The arrival   Our plane leaves half an hour late but arrives just 10 minutes after time. For the first time in my life I am earliest on the plane, I’m usually about last as I don’t see the point of sitting on a plane when you have several hours to go. […]

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