Sam Lawley is on his year abroad from the University of Cambridge. He has lived in Madrid and Paris, but prefers Florence. As well as writing, Sam enjoys pottery and cycling the Ligurian Apennines. His email address is [email protected]
ACF Fiorentina may have failed to sign Dimitar
Berbatov, but there are reasons for quiet optimism this season.
In one of the quieter transfer periods of recent
years, ACF Fiorentina bucked the trend by staging a major overhaul of the
squad. Out went Riccardo Montolivo (free transfer to AC
As the sun lingers on the horizon during the long evenings of early
summer, and the bats fly overhead, the courtyard of the Bargello museum, once
Florence's seat of government and then prison, will be the setting for William
McNulty's stage adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel Dracula.