Summer in Frascati…

Summer in Frascati…

Vinnie and I love the centre of Rome for its history, its art and its architecture – but not in August. In August, Rome is to be avoided. It is hot, dusty and dirty. Like ancient travellers on the Silk Road in search of caravanserai, the Romans who are obliged...
A Sense of History, Frascati Style…

A Sense of History, Frascati Style…

Generally, the Italians wear their sense of history lightly; to do otherwise would impose too heavy a burden. That having been said, I know some who live just north of Rome who associate themselves strongly with the ancient Etruscans and speak bitterly of their defeat...