Tag Archives: weather

Feck! It’s my new favourite word


Today’s topic is the weather. Why? Well, because the seasons are changing again and everyone wants to comment on how much rain we are getting or if it has started to snow yet in Canada. Well, I for one would … Continue reading

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For the love of Mama and snow angels


It rarely snows in Genoa, or so I’m told, but it’s all lies people. The only ones who tell you this ‘fact’ are the ones that are still in denial about global warming and have turned a blind eye to … Continue reading

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Vento forte!


I’m in the city for a few days and as I’m hanging my laundry on the balcony I am involuntarily doing my very best Marilyn Monroe impression. I had forgotten how windy Genoa is. Mama’s apartment is up on the hill in … Continue reading

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Who’s laughing now?


Why is it warmer in Canada than Italy? My first few visits to Genova in the winter were like a dream! I had just spent 8 years in the Caribbean and had become quite spoiled with avoiding cold weather altogether. … Continue reading

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Mama free zone alert


Have you ever woken up in the middle of the night and not known where you were? I’ve just spent 22 hours flying to the US from Italy. I know! That’s ridiculous isn’t it? I was up at 4:00 a.m., … Continue reading

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Mama knows best


Okay, so maybe you are thinking enough about the weather already, but I cannot resist! It seems that my gloating about sunny days and 15C temperatures have abruptly ended. So much for bragging I guess. I must have pissed off … Continue reading

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