Tag Archives: tuscany

Medieval Madness at Lucca Comics & Games 2015


Ok, so before you get all medieval on me about not posting much lately, here is why… I’ve always been a big fan of Halloween but certainly never expected to become a Cosplayer in my late 40’s! My first Halloween … Continue reading

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Where was I?


Oh yeah, so I went to Lucca for the Comicon and it was pretty cool. I got a small taste of what it must be like to be famous too. You see, when you dress up as a Disney character, … Continue reading

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Montecatini Terme…where’s the water?


As some of my readers already know, I love Spas! In fact, I wrote a post about my top favourites which I am sure needs to be updated sometime soon because I have since visited a few more. This past … Continue reading

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The Goat Whisperer


Under the fading sun, perched on a grassy hill, Nora placed a kid in my arms. My heart melted on the spot. Yes, that’s right, love at first sight. We rambled around feeding the adult goats and petting these enormous Maremma Sheppard dogs and then made our way back to the cashmere store where the woven scarves and blankets felt like creamy silk between my fingertips. Continue reading

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Cashmere Goat fetish


Noun fetish (plural fetishes) 1. Something which is believed to possess, contain, or cause spiritual or magical powers; an amulet or a talisman. [from the early 17th c.] 2. Something sexual or nonsexual, such as an object or a part … Continue reading

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Trattoria Chiribiri


The cursive handwriting was barely legible on the dog-eared, faded menu as we tried to decipher the written words between red wine and olive oil stains. Our mouths were watering with remembrance of a fine meal here five years ago … Continue reading

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From Tuscan towers and the top of the world!


Perhaps the only thing missing in these past two weeks were a big cruise ship, Leonardo DiCaprio screaming “I’m the King of the world” and of course my husband (long story, all Carnival Cruise lines fault). My sister and I … Continue reading

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