2,770 candles for Rome

Eternity just got a bit longer: Rome celebrates its 2,770th birthday today. I want to say thank you to Sara from The Rover in Leather Jacket who alerted me to it. Have a look at her most recent post and give us your favourite words in any language in a comment. She will appreciate it…

WPC: Oppo-sites

Rome is one big bag of opposites: itself vs. its lawlessness, its history vs. hordes of tourists, the ancient vs. the new. Since very recently it’s got a new mayor, Ms Raggi of the promising Five Star Movement. Big hopes that Virginia can bring about necessary changes, no matter that many call her task mission impossible. But this is not a collection…