How A Tech Breakdown Helped Me Reboot My Life

It’s Day Five of my internet vacation, and I feel like I’m slowly getting my life back. Like many life-altering experiences, this one wasn’t undertaken voluntarily; it was foisted upon me by torrential rain that flooded the local telephone exchange, cutting off our phone line and, with it, my access to the World Wide Web. (more…)
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Let’s Eat, Drink and Grow Old Together

Twenty years ago, in the early afternoon of December 25, I found myself marooned in the depths of the Sicilian countryside in search of a meal. Forgetting that in this part of the world no restaurant would be open on Christmas Day, my boyfriend and I had crisscrossed the island for several hours seeking sustenance, to no avail. Until we got to Enna. (more…)
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How A Tech Breakdown Helped Me Reboot My Life

It’s Day Five of my internet vacation, and I feel like I’m slowly getting my life back. Like many life-altering experiences, this one wasn’t undertaken voluntarily; it was foisted upon me by torrential rain that flooded the local telephone exchange, cutting off our phone line and, with it, my access to the World Wide Web. (more…)
Read More

Let’s Eat, Drink and Grow Old Together

Twenty years ago, in the early afternoon of December 25, I found myself marooned in the depths of the Sicilian countryside in search of a meal. Forgetting that in this part of the world no restaurant would be open on Christmas Day, my boyfriend and I had crisscrossed the island for several hours seeking sustenance, to no avail. Until we got to Enna. (more…)
Read More