Naples in 10

A look back (first published 2 December 2014): an attempt to catch in a handful some of the history that has shaped Naples, Italy – a city whose music and tailoring still fashion many of us … often without us even knowing.

The Phraser

Pulcinella on the lungomare in Naples Pulcinella on the Lungomare in Naples

Punch-drunk but still standing Naples has borne the attentions and abuses of history with steely grace.  Today she is like the coffee she serves – undiluted and unapologetic.

Here’s an attempt at a ten point profile of the city.

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Review: Generation War: Our mothers, Our fathers (episode one)

Level-headed officer Wilhelm (Volker Bruch)

Level-headed officer Wilhelm (Volker Bruch)

I am not a fan of war movies and the title of this series is only a flea’s finger from my normal cut off point.

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