Useful resources about life in Florence, Italy, focusing on the international community.
Bottega dei Ragazzi and The Florentine continue their partnership, offering fun English language art workshops for children on the last weekend of each month. These sessions are based on the principle of ‘learning through doing' and reflect the old traditions of Renaissance workshops. Skilled teaching staff from the Istituto
Bottega dei Ragazzi and The Florentine will be working together again in February to offer fun, English-language art workshops for children during the last weekend of the month. These workshops are based on the principle of ‘learning through doing' and reflect the traditions of Renaissance workshops. Skilled staff
When you think of the story of Brunelleschi's dome of Florence cathedral, you think of complicated construction machinery and mind-boggling mathematical calculations, don't you? Well, you're right. The story is rife with math and machines. But, it's also spiced with plenty of anecdotes, the kind
Geoff and I met years ago, during a training program in Florence, where I was the teacher and he was the student. Slightly younger and substantially smarter than me, he always did his assignments well and often waited for class to end to tell me I'd gotten something pitifully
Concerned that living long-term in Italy has somehow damaged my ability to set meaningful goals, my sister does her best to nurture my undernourished purposeful side'. Not that I have one. But just in case I do, she wants to be the first to feed it. Every September,