Preparations for the New Year This morning we went to look once more at our new house. We’re buying a two-floor apartment in a small village a little way outside Ventimiglia and needed to do some final checks on the central heating before signing the compromesso on Monday and parting with a substantial deposit. We’d […]

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‘Tramontana’ diary The village in the picture is Torri, located about 8km from Ventimiglia and close to the French border. It’s a very traditional Italian village of about 250 inhabitants and we moved there in February 2008. ‘Tramontana’ is the pen-name I use for my diaries; in Italian it’s the north wind and as I […]

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