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June 23, 2016

The Tuscan Times Book Club reading list

A group of book lovers that meet every month in the Tuscan towns of Arezzo and Cortona, to unite over the wonders of words and discuss all things literary: this can only be The Tuscan Times Book Club! Launched in September 2015, this informal and fun book club, open to all, celebrates Italian literature in English—although […]
February 17, 2016
December 3, 2015
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Building The Tuscan Times Book Club

By now many of you will have heard about The Tuscan Times Book Club, which meets in Arezzo and in Cortona— and hopefully soon elsewhere. In Arezzo, we gather at none other than the elegant Casa Museo Ivan Bruschi, mentioned in my market article here. Director Lucio Misuri called
September 10, 2015
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The Tuscan Times Book Club

                                              A literary sensation, Elena Ferrante is both mystery and obsession. While no one has ever seen the Italian writer of the so-called ‘Neapolitan series,’ raising doubts about her actual existence, her readers are everywhere. […]
July 16, 2015
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The Tuscan Times Pickup Points

WHERE TO FIND YOUR PAPER COPY   AREZZO & CORTONA Arezzo. Coffee O'Clock, Corso Italia 184 Arezzo. Eda's bakery, via Garibaldi 104 Stia. Museo dell’Arte della Lana, Via Sartori 2 Cortona. Tuscher cafe, via Nazionale 46 Cortona. Libreria Nocentini, via Nazionale 32
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The Florentine launches The Tuscan Times

The Tuscan Times tells insider stories straight from regional residents. It’s a tool designed to connect Tuscany’s large international population, building a network while bringing the best of the region to the rest of the world.   ABOUT TTT   We’re a small team at The Florentine, but we think big. Over the past 10 […]

Best event of the week: Toasting The Tuscan Times!

   OUT OF TOWN/Toasting The Tuscan Times!7pm, July 26La Dogana Enoteca, strada Lauretana Nord 75, Valiano Itching to get out of town? Come celebrate the launch of The Tuscan Times, an exciting new supplement to The Florentine. Thanks to enthusiasm and elbow grease from correspondents all over Tuscany, the first issue was just published and […]
August 18, 2020

Covid-19 and the parenting experience in Tuscany

I genuinely do not believe that I could have been any more shocked if you had picked me up and dumped me on Mars and told me to get on with it, alone.   At the beginning of March, the Italian government with a huge dose of courage and foresight shut down all Italian schools […]
June 17, 2020

The Tuscan tre lire stamp

Looking for ways to pass the time before the gradual ending of the lockdown, I pulled down from the shelf one of the volumes of my old stamp collection, which I had begun as a child. Suddenly, I was watching history unfold before me on the pages: kings and queens who had died, countries that […]
February 26, 2020

The spas of southern Tuscany

The sun was shining as I set off for southern Tuscany, destination Saturnia. It feels like an odyssey from Florence, pacing down towards Siena, continuing to Grosseto and slowing down in rural Maremma, almost as far as the Lazio border. It’s quicker to arrive at the hot springs from Rome than from the Renaissance capital: […]