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Letter to the New York Times concerning life in Barga

Letter to the New York Times concerning life in Barga

It is not paradise, and we have our share of problems. Youth unemployment is high, but ....

Following on from an article in the New York Times this week by Paul Krugman – “Europe’s money trap” which made reference to the German public’s stereotyping of “lazy southern Europeans.”, there is an interesting reply in letters to the editor column on the New York Times from Kerry Bell, one of the regular team […]

 poetry

From the Olivetto

On a clear cold November morning Past the centuries old Stone hearth still Down the broken stone road Over which pilgrims passed In the grove The plum purple olives fall In nets smoothed like bedspreads The sun warms our backs The penultimate picked or Vibrated The flavor of warm fresh oil on our lips With […]