David Massey

20/02/21 Inspiration , Life Style #

Are COVID rules working?

Are COVID rules working?

Rome is in a yellow zone, curfew at 10pm but what about on a glorious sunny Saturday afternoon?

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13/02/21 Inspiration , Life Style # , ,

Saturday mornings were made for sport

Saturday mornings were made for sport

I love bringing the kids to their Saturday morning activities. It was how I remember my weekends – music and sport, friendship and learning.

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29/01/21 Life Style # , ,

When the anchor makes himself the news

When the anchor makes himself the news

The hashtag #maratonamentana – the Mentana marathon – what the Italian news anchor on a La7 (channel 7) Enrico Mentana chose to cover the latest Italian political crises exemplifies a singularly heroic approach to something that should really be behind the headlines.

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24/01/21 Inspiration # ,

Bridgerton meets Brideshead at Castle Howard

Bridgerton meets Brideshead at Castle Howard

I happily confess to enjoying the audacity of Bridgerton currently raging on Netflix but it is one location above all in this salacious period raunch that sends me spinning back to the 80s and Brideshead Revisited.

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22/01/21 Inspiration # , ,

A powerful vision draws on a compelling narrative

A powerful vision draws on a compelling narrative

Michael J Fox shares his dreams in the 1993 For Love or Money

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21/01/21 Inspiration , Life Style

Living in a film set in Rome

Living in a film set in Rome

You don’t have to go very far in this unique city to find a film crew at work, whether it be a Tom Cruise blockbuster or an Italian mini-series. But have you looked for locations from the past?

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20/01/21 Inspiration # ,

There’s a reason she’s in the top ten

There’s a reason she’s in the top ten

It must be years since I saw The Bodyguard or listened to Whitney Houston and my DVD has actually never been opened. So when I saw on TikTock that the album was one of the top ten all time best sellers I went back and had a listen.

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And my dear @elaine_raher with your Desert Island Disks now you know!

One positive from not traveling is the new knowledge I have of the local community. These guys work so hard. #shoplocal #talenti Rome 🇮🇹

That bike lane on via Ojetti in Rome is not working out so well. Shared with buses, so far only parked cars are making good use 🤦‍♂️