September 2016

Mushrooms and the moon

mushrooms-and-the-moon-resizedThere is much consternation in the local bar this morning, as I stop off for a cappuccino en route to the local store to pick up some mortadella for lunch.  The beautiful hot, dry summer weather continues.  Not much cause for concern, you might say: no need for a while yet to close down the pool and put away the sun umbrellas.  But here in the midst of the Garfagnana, home to The Factor House, where the quotidian rhythm is unchanged for generations, all is not calm.

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