Tag: La Dolce Vita

One from the vaults: Two becomes one

Continuing my reposts about Alassio where we’re enjoying a few days of lotus eating and Aperol Spritz drinking. This post is also from 2017.  Yes, this is a sad tale about separation and loss. My beloved had arranged a business meeting in Alassio on… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Two becomes one”

Trip to Sanremo

The first of this year’s Monuments (five oldest one day bike races), La Primavera goes from Milan to Sanremo. A parcours of almost 300km and, aside from the Turchino, all the hills are in the last 60km. I should add these are not difficult… Continue Reading “Trip to Sanremo”

Missing Il Lombardia

Yesterday, was the race of the falling leaves, one of the five Monuments (major Classics races) of the cycling season. We should’ve been there enjoying the live racing, drinking Aperol Spritzs in some of our favourite cafes and appreciating the wonderful scenery. We weren’t… Continue Reading “Missing Il Lombardia”

Falling leaves

We were recently in Como to watch what I regard as the last race of the cycling season, Il Lombardia, also known as the race of falling leaves. The weather was glorious and while there were fallen leaves most of these were dead from… Continue Reading “Falling leaves”

Two becomes one

Yes, this is a sad tale about separation and loss. My beloved had arranged a business meeting in Alassio on Monday – part way for both parties. I decided we’d spend the Sunday night there so he could once again enjoy the benefits of… Continue Reading “Two becomes one”