Language corner - L’angolo della lingua

Language corner – L’angolo della lingua

Here are four ‘false friends’ ie words that look similar in Italian and English but in fact have different meanings. It’s easy to get them…

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Poetry corner - L’angolo della poesia

Poetry corner – L’angolo della poesia

November 2 marks the 42nd anniversary of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s death. The motives for his homicide have never been satisfactorily ascertained or revealed. The young…

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A bit of history - Cenno storico

A bit of history – Cenno storico

Il Monte Etna, in Sicilia (3.329 metri di altezza – la più alta montagna a sud delle Alpi), è uno dei più attivi vulcani del…

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Camp 60

Camp 60

The Italian Chapel is the only building that remains of Camp 60, a Prisoner of War (POW) camp constructed in the latter half of 1941….

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Recollections of an Italian summer

Recollections of an Italian summer

Since my departure from Italy in 1964, I have returned 26 times to my hometown of Vivaro in Friuli (situated in the North-East), including once…

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