- Italians generally applaud when their plane lands. I think it a much more prudent
to defer this until my baggage makes its way safely back to me.
- There was an gypsy woman begging outside the Scala Sancta today - her sign was in English and read 'I am old and fat and no one gives me work. Heeeeelp.' Want to bet that a 'friendly' Anglophonic college student wrote that for her?
- I came across a street of cars with fliers under their wipers. They were advertising a private investigation firm which offers to provide proof of marital infedelity for as little as €150 for the 1st 4 hours investigation.
Thursday, January 06, 2005
I've been out of the Eternal City for a short while and the following things struck me today: