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Che Stanchezza! part 2 Posted by on Apr 7, 2010

In part 1 of this blog I looked at some of the expressions that we use to describe physical tiredness. Now let’s have a look at how we express mental tiredness. Listed below are four common ways of expressing mental tiredness, the familiar sensation that we get when our brain is beginning to grow numb…

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La Pastiera Napoletana Posted by on Apr 4, 2010

La Pastiera Napoletana is a traditional cake which is made in the Naples area and eaten on Easter day. It’s very rich and takes a lot of effort to make, but ‘ne vale davvero la pena’ (it’s really worth it). If you’re on a diet however, simply reading this recipe could be bad for you…

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Che Stanchezza! part 1. Posted by on Apr 1, 2010

Now that the winter is drawing to a close (teniamo le dita incrociate -let’s keep our fingers crossed) all the plants are coming out of hibernation and are having a competition to see who can grow the fastest. So far l’erbaccia (the weeds) appear to be winning, in fact some of them are managing to…

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