Category Archives: Italy

Looking for a Place to Write

“When are you going to send us your new articles?” editors from Delhi to New York inquire, their voices filled with anticipation and urgency. Readers from Hamburg to Pretoria browse the papers they just purchased at the newsstand, looking for an … Continue reading

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“… and the noble gesture of the German commander”

“If I hadn’t followed orders, I would have been shot myself” the culprits say, and their defense attorneys call it “acting under superior orders” when someone is indicted for crimes committed during World War II. A handy excuse, this alleged moral dilemma. Except that … Continue reading

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These birds are having fun

(Photographed at the Municipal Park in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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Why I don’t eat Fish

Because I know what it looks like before it gets on your plate: (Photographed behind the Swabian Castle in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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Burglar-Friendly Facade

Breaking into this house does not even require the skills of John Robie aka “The Cat” in the Hitchcock film “To Catch a Thief”. (Spotted in Trani, Apulia, Italy. The exact address will be shared for a stake in the loot.)

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Free Internet

But only for lawyers: (Spotted in Trani, Apulia, Italy.)

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Where UFOs park

It’s rather easy to take photos of UFOs in flight. They are loud, have lots of flashy lights and are trying to attract our attention. That’s why there are thousands of photos of UFOs while they are in the sky. But … Continue reading

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