Category Archives: Padua

There are supposed to be pictures today

but Padua’s cafes are tough. Perhaps all the nice abstract Paduas will come tomorrow with Giotto..and God via Dawkins My observations of Padua …”It hath five market places that are continually exceeding well furnished with manner of necessary things. Many … Continue reading

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Stardust Memories

Five hundred and sixteen years ago, at the same time that the University of Padua was enriched by the arrival to the Chair of Mathematics of one Galileo Galilei, a man who would be one of the most controversial and … Continue reading

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At least Two Stories; One Man

Ok: back to the get-go, shirt in sweat-mode. In the next dew days I’m going to try and define the Betwixt, and Tom’s modest contribution, in the context of Padua, Venice & Verona while I enter the serious tourist life … Continue reading

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It is all happening down the road in Padua, and back in Milan

This all from today’s Daily Telegraph. “An Italian council estate ringed with a steel wall to keep its residents inside will be closed today and its African immigrant residents dispersed despite fears that a planned amnesty for thousands of new … Continue reading

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News Alert: The Italian War on Terror

When asked the secret of his success the world’s greatest comedian interrupts the question to shout: “timing”. I feel a little like the world’s worst reporter today as I read that in Padua, forty kilometres away, terrorist arrests have been … Continue reading

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