DMV - Know your choir

DMV – Know your choir

I joined the Dante choir at a time when I was ‘between choirs’ and thought it might fill a gap for a while, but somehow…

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Caro Babbo Natale...

Caro Babbo Natale…

Nel 1223, a Greccio, San Francesco d’Assisi realizza la prima rappresentazione della Natività, così descritta: “Si dispone la greppia, si porta il fieno, sono menati…

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Welcome to Siena!

Welcome to Siena!

On 9 October some sixty people attended Lyndall Heddle’s comprehensive and fascinating presentation on this Tuscan city made famous by its Palio – a horse…

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DMV - Saverio Palma

DMV – Saverio Palma

My Italian father was a boot maker migrated to Australia in 1926. He was an accomplished musician and was well known amongst the Italian community….

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Sicilia Antiqua

Sicilia Antiqua

In April this year, I visited southern Italy. I took two organized tours with Andante Travels, a small British company that caters for travellers with…

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