The International Women Contact (IWC) has branches in various cities around the world. It fosters friendship and understanding between women from different countries, different religions, different backgrounds. It is non-political and non-religious and supports many charities.
Unfortunately, not having mastered Italian, I had to read “Cinque storie ferraresi – Dentro le Mura” in translation. Omitting Ferrara, the subtitle was taken and translated: within the walls. The wall or walls refer to medieval town-walls, which play a role in all five stories.
Just read a post by the ARCA blog which made me laugh. This blog usually writes about stolen and recovered art. However, this post was about spring-cleaning, dusting, emptying attics and …
Frank Tallis’ “The Incurable Romantic” is a non-fiction work. It was first published in 2017. July 2018, a translation appeared for Flemish and Dutch readers.
Can Google Maps and other satnav software be trusted? Some swear by such software. Many swear at the software. Some unflappables allow some leeway.
Friends mailed me. Did I take enough “moderate” exercise? I said I walked between dining room and fridge a lot.
While Trump claimed he had been vindicated – and therefore his Russian headache and cloud had lifted (fake news and alternative facts, as usual) … While Theresa May had created a big, huge, enormous splitting headache – for herself, her party, plenty voters who had supported her … I accidentally hit upon a very bad idea.
The weather was fine, yet I decided to take a tram. It was late and I wanted to watch “The state of America”. We trundled to the next stop.
Perhaps, I shouldn’t have, but the article’s content really irked me. The Guardian’s columnist Hadley Freeman today posted a “stirring” piece. Usually, I skip the Guardian’s opinion articles. Unfortunately, the headline caught my eye, so I read the piece.
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Last weekend, I entered a church. Not because I am religious, but because for the first time in my entire life, this church was completely open to visitors.Usually, one can only admire the distant interior from behind a grill. As an art addict, of course I grabbed the chance to wander all over the place.