“Veronica Di Grigoli’s book The Dangerously truthful diary of a Sicilian Housewife takes us on her own personal odyssey, navigating through many monstrosities, perils and everyday adventures along the way. The diary is filled with biting wit, an astute knack for observation and a powerful sense of determination which makes it a joy … More Comedy novel ‘The Dangerously Truthful Diary of a Sicilian Housewife’ gets rave reviews
I’ve been meaning to work on my Italian for about ten years, since I compared my Italian with my sister’s. She’s a professional translator, whereas I learned it all from nuns at bus stops and naughty kids in school. The result is that Little Sister knows how to say things like “henceforth” and “notwithstanding,” whereas … More How to improve your Italian – TUTTO ITALIANO!
I have read articles in the UK travel press by journalists who, overwhelmed by their own intrepidity, actually visited Sicily and came back alive! They described their holidays as if they had toured Palestine with an Israeli flag draped over their backpack. You are 27 times more likely to get murdered in America than in … More A Dozen Safety Tips for a Holiday in Sicily