Italy

On Nightmares

The true nature of a nightmare is not that terrible things happen. They do but that isn’t at the core of the nightmarish. It’s that…


Italy goes full Italy

On Monday I was in Verona with some Italian colleagues and we were eating lunch in a restaurant. We argued about President Mattarella’s action and…



Ciao, Brexit

With Theresa May due to deliver a significant Brexit statement in Florence on the 22 September, John Bleasdale looks at Britain’s decision to leave the…


Berlusconi and Trump

So we elected this leader of the country. He had a background in light entertainment and a business reputation that was both grandiose and at…