Thursday, January 22, 2009

In eight days I’m off to Rome for two months. This will be the start of fulfilling of a long held dream – I have always wanted to live in either Rome or Paris or maybe Madrid, possibly Berlin….. and study the local language! So – I have taken an apartment near the “Campo di Fiori” in Rome and I’ll be attending Italian classes everyday from 9 to 12:30 and then spending the rest of my time soaking up the language and culture in everyday life! How cool is that I ask you? BTW it is OK to really, really hate me! I would if I weren’t me!
Anyway I’m very excited and more than a little terrified. I’m not worried about bad things happening but only that after all the preparation and work to get there perhaps I won’t like it or I’ll be really bad at Italian – I hate studying – tho’ I do the wines very well!
I read “Eat, Pray, Love” recently – lovely book but thank God I decided on this trip long before reading it – I’m arrogant enough to not want to be seen as so completely derivative!
I loved posting last year during my antipodean travels and so I shall attempt to keep this series current and interesting.
Do visit me on line as I’d love to hear from you all!
Ciao

One thought on “Thursday, January 22, 2009

  1. Have a great trip beautiful friend. I will be thinking of you ofen as I shovel, shiver – not with hate but some serious envy.Looking forward to hearing ALL about it!

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