Leaving a place

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We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.

― Pascal Mercier, Night Train to Lisbon

 

This is how I feel about Italia.

Alla prossima . . . Isabella

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  1. Isabella

    Ciao Jenny, I’m sorry to hear that your experience of Italian life wasn’t all that you wished for. Life in a small village must have it’s set of challenges apart from dealing with earthquakes! I’m glad to hear that you are happily settled in the UK now.

  2. Jenny Sullivan

    I lived in Tuscano in a small village for 3 years and could not wait to leave at the end we tried to embrace the Italian life planted orto made pasta cooked chingalli the neighbours had shot beautiful place in the mountains but as an Australian there were so many things to miss
    But it was a remarkable journey earthquake that put us out of our casa for weeks now happily settled in Northumberland UK but at times I miss the challenge of Italia

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