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INTERVIEW AT AGRITURISMO “LA COCCINELLA” (Ladybird/bug)

INTERVIEW AT AGRITURISMO “LA COCCINELLA” (Ladybird/bug)

This year, we at Lingua Libera Tutti have discovered a new place where we can teach our beloved language, even for brief periods.We were actually contacted by the organic Agriturismo “La Coccinella”, located at Pornello in the province of Terni, to offer a week-long...

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MUSEUM IN PERUGIA IN JULY

MUSEUM IN PERUGIA IN JULY

Such an unusual year marked by the health emergency may yet bring something new to Perugia in July as far as museum visits are concerned: real visits naturally. In actual fact, various agencies and organisations, among them CRIS (centro di ricerca e intervento...

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THIS JUNE WE ARE THINKING OF LEOPARDI

THIS JUNE WE ARE THINKING OF LEOPARDI

Immersed as we Umbrians are in the green countryside of June where yellow Scotch broom with its sweet smell sprouts from nearly every bush, we want to remember Giacomo Leopardi who was born in June and died in the same month. The poet was just short of 39 years old...

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MAY FRUIT

MAY FRUIT

May is the last month for eating oranges and kiwis although kiwis can still be found on market stands even in June. Strawberries begin to make their appearance in April and by May are really good and their lovely colour brightens our tables. They are great to nibble...

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APRIL SUGGESTIONS

APRIL SUGGESTIONS

April is a word that is evocative of spring in the northern hemisphere: it may be delayed weather-wise perhaps, but sooner or later, the good weather will take over and the cold will disappear. In Italy, there is the anniversary of the liberation of the country from...

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MARCH DATES

MARCH DATES

Transition month between winter and spring, March and its climate conditions are often uncertain with days that are still cold and rainy and others that seem harbingers of summer. This is the usual weather profile of March throughout Italy. The first important date to...

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WHAT’S BOILING IN THE POT?

WHAT’S BOILING IN THE POT?

January is offering you something new: Stefania expects you at her home in Brufa to cook together. It all starts Wednesday, 15 January at 9:30 and the menu will focus on torta al testo farcita (stuffed torta al testo) with prosciutto and other delicacies as well as a...

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A WINTER PROJECT: VENTURING INTO THE UMBRIAN MOUNTAINS

A WINTER PROJECT: VENTURING INTO THE UMBRIAN MOUNTAINS

What is there to do on weekends in January and February when the hours of daylight gradually begin to surpass the hours of darkness? If you enjoy the cold, a good idea might be to visit the Umbrian mountains. The highest mountains of the region, the ones on the...

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DECEMBER

DECEMBER

The month of the dark night that lights up with colour for the festivities, especially religious ones, in the western world and so, clearly in Italy, owes its name,  December, to the Roman calendar. The word, in fact, derives from the Latin decem (the tenth month)...

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