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FEBRUARY: A SHORT OR A LONG MONTH?

FEBRUARY: A SHORT OR A LONG MONTH?

Even if it is short, February, the second month of the year according to the Gregorian calendar and the only one that has 28 days (29 in leap years), to us seems never-ending! And although it is usually the period in which Carnival occurs with the Thursday before Lent...

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FRUIT AND VEGETABLES IN SEASON IN DECEMBER

FRUIT AND VEGETABLES IN SEASON IN DECEMBER

For those who enjoy produce in season, who want to respect its consumption, who like to promote the importance of not having a product available all year long because they prefer to look forward to it first and then say goodbye to it afterwards, December is the ideal...

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NOVEMBER 2020, FROM NEW OIL TO DRIED FRUIT

NOVEMBER 2020, FROM NEW OIL TO DRIED FRUIT

As usual in November, the Frantoi Aperti event (Open House in the olive mills) celebrating the availability of the newly-pressed extra-virgin olive oil attracts thousands of keen gourmets to the regions of Italy.Umbria is second to none for the quality of its olive...

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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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