Monthly Archives: August 2018

La Dolce far niente – the essence of being a cat in Italy

Our beautiful Italian cats Brush, Rocky Racoon and narcoleptic Ginger enjoy the summer season to the full too. From admiring the views, realxing under the parasol, and of course, sleeping for hours on end. They have got the concept of 'La Dolce far niente' ('the sweetness of doing nothing') down to a fine art.
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The summer opera- a seasonal highlight

  This weeks landscape painting group is off to Macerata's splendid open air opera Lo Sferisterio. On the program tonight: 'La Traviata' by Verdi. The composer, a son of this beautiful region of Le Marche, is celebrated through the summer opera festival at Macerata each year. The weather is gorgeous and with the shooting star…
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