Author: Sam Lawley

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]
September 13, 2012

All new Viola

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
June 17, 2010

Where evil stalks

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.