Machiavelli Leadership

If you are thinking about leading this tribe and pursuing the idea of a united Britain, you are going to have to show off your leadership qualities. You have helped secure a castle, and you have learnt about food, fire and building walls, you have even got a stash of old weaponry inside the castle,…

Smooth sailing makes a poor sailor in Catania

A Broken car, A Broken tooth and still a nice holiday in Catania. Albeit that I’m currently sat in a cafe in Catania with pouring rain and thunderstorm the view and the holiday, optimism still flows forth. Maybe helped by the young Americans excited about travelling for the first time or the young Sicilian couple…

Into the unknown

Is it a big deal to jump into the unknown? Or is it a simple opening of a new chapter? The reason I’m writing this piece is that I’ve handed in my notice to my work, booked flights back to Sicily and will leave my online work December 31st. I’ve written before about facing your…

From Rome, with love, for free!

Rome for free! (Or as close as you can.) We have reached 400 views! Thank you for all of your support and I hope this blog has brought a smile to all of your faces. My next adventure was in Rome, a city steeped in history, from its mythical foundation under Romulus and Remus, being…

Volcano. Mount Etna. The mother.

One of the most spectacular sites of Sicily is the Volcano Mount Etna also known as Mama Etna, beautiful mountain. It is also one of the most significant reasons for me coming to the island. She can be seen from a huge chunk of the island, and she is deceptively big. It’s the clashing of…