Born of Irish parents, Brendan Donaghy grew up in England, went to university in Wales and has lived in Italy for most of his adult life. He currently resides in Sicily and teaches at the faculty of languages of Catania University. He is partial to Negroni and Cuban cigars.
Thinking caps and pens at the ready to fill out our Florentine crypitic crossword!
8 Against 26 wine losing its Greek character (4)
9 Popular book and an innovative film about a deadly weapon (6,4)
10 Bait 24 about keeping a horse (6)
11 Very funny feature about