Welcome to Sorrento!

Preparations being made for a Sorrento wedding

Mandolin music emanates from an inviting and yet to be explored street. We take it, inquisitive to discover for ourselves what the cobbled, narrow street has to offer. Tall medieval buildings protect us from the strong late morning sun that beats down on the old city, illuminating the laundry that spans the street high above our heads. Voices can be heard, muffled from deep inside the buildings and two women on opposite balconies are having an animated conversation with each other about who-knows what. It seems as if they are having an argument but I cannot tell. Continue reading →

Buongiorno Sinori. Comesta?

We returned yesterday from a fabulous trip to Sorrento Italy. Great to see the weather here in the UK is good albeit a bit fresher than what we’ve become accustomed to recently. I have stacks of material (as in photos and writing) to publish here on the blog and journog.com also. So more to come later….

The subject of this email translated to English is – “Good day ladies and gentlemen, how are you?”. If you are feeling good, you’ll say, “Bene, grazie, e lei?”, which means, “Fine thankyou, and you?”.