What you do not know about Abruzzo (Italy)

I had been wanting to complete this project for quite some time and my video now is finally born .. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜† It took just my Easter holidays at home, a few long weekends, and a couple of intense bank-holidays โ€ฆ along with a new computer and microphone โ€ฆ Finally habemus my video on Abruzzo ๐Ÿ’š Please take a look โ˜€๏ธ – It has English and Italian captions. (Very easy to activate by clicking on the icon in the lower right of the video frame.)

A “big thank you” to Umberto and Iki who brought me to play in the waves.
(..and with whom I have met foxes and spotted spot raptors โ€ฆ)

My latest Radio Dante show

Here it is, the latest Radio Dante show about the link between England and the Italian city of Vercelli. ๐Ÿ˜ธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต


A sitar player with his lady falcon in Cambridge

Today while I was walking in the city centre I met Paul and his beautiful lady, Duffy. ๐Ÿฆ…๐Ÿ˜ Paul is an amazing Sitar player. The special stringed instrument is popular in northern India. Iโ€™ve felt in love with its magical music and the super clever falcon who is Paulโ€™s loyal partner ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต

Radio Dante on Leonardo Da Vinci

Here it is. The podcast of the latest radio show we recorded in the Cambridge 105 Radio studios is online. The episode is about Leonardo Da Vinci on the occasion of the 500th anniversary celebrations. Special guest is the Neapolitan clarinetist and composer Luca Luciano. Enjoy !!

(The first half an hour is in Italian, and the second one in English)