So, tonight was supposed to be the first night of my little tour. However, the bar I was going to play in had some problem with it’s live music licence and had to cancel the show last minute, which was a bit of a shame. I’d already bought my train ticket so I looked where … Continue reading Detour to Pisa!
Whoops! It’s been a while. I’ve been here 20 days now!? I think? So. I’ve been playing banjo a lot, playing clarinet a little, practising my Italian, and learning to refuse the many kind offers from the neighbour to marry me off. Last night I went to see a very highbrow rendition of the Iliad. I … Continue reading some time in
Here are some photos from my first week in Pisticci. And hey, why not listen to some novelty Hawaiian steel guitar while you look? It’s my new favourite album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0o031JMU6K8 And here is my new pal Artu (R2?) the next door neighbour’s cat. He lets me laugh at him in exchange for bowls of … Continue reading Photos of Pisticci
Here is my new home for the next month! Pisticci is a little Italian town with about a thousand years history. It’s very quiet and friendly. The old lady next door has already taken me under her wing and brought me a tupperware full of boiled cabbage. My Italian is not very good but I … Continue reading Pisticci!
Quick early morning stop in Milan. Wandered around marvelling at the enormous grand beautiful station, sat down for a proper Italian cappuccino and then the drunk guy sitting at the next table threw up all over himself… Continue reading Benvenuto in Italia!