Tag: Brera

Postcard from Milan: Part II

Having missed our walk through Brera the day before, we elected to spend the morning ambling about the place. The name Brera comes from the Lombard word ‘Braida’ which means ‘green space.’ Once a fishing village where boats arrived on canals into Milan from… Continue Reading “Postcard from Milan: Part II”

Postcard from Milan

I recently joined my beloved on a business meeting in Milan thereby enabling me to reacquaint myself with some of the city’s many charms. I had first visited Milan in the early 1980s when working as an internal auditor for an American bank and… Continue Reading “Postcard from Milan”