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The Land of Parentopoli

Thanks to the BBC for blasting this out in the article Nepotism alive and kicking in Italy. I won’t spoil the article for you with a summary, just go read it. Nepotism runs throughout Italian society. If you know the right person you can get a job, a discount, a table in a packed restaurant, […]

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To Rome With Love

  How did I miss this? Well, I know, because at the time of the release my head was down writing and I was lost in the streets of, erm, Rome! Funny how things work out. And I still wouldn’t know about it (was there no advertising?) but for the weekly newsletter I get from […]

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Hell – As The Romans Do It

You all know I’m an Italiophile and that one of my favourite cities in the whole world is Rome. Imagine my delight when Julia Kavan (if you like good horror check her out here) spotted a wonderful blog all about Italy. And now, thanks to the owner Jo Feliciani, my novel Diavolino – which is […]

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