Parishes

In places I have lived in Firenze and Siena, the local church played a massive role in one’s identity as a Florentine or Senese.  The parades in Florence for the ancient game of calcio fiorentino pit players from the churches of Santo Spirito, Santa Maria Novella, San Giovanni and Santa Croce in matches which are […]

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Capitolo 18 – Le nutrie attaccano!

Ei, eccomi, sono CiCi.  Dopo aver letto di come Roberto Roberto Guinigi abbia scansato il potenziale disastro del Progetto BRENDA, e di come la sua zuppa speciale di farro abbia risolto la crisi a Madeira, forse penserai: tutti i problemi in questo racconto si risolvono grazie alle geniali capacità di Doppio R Guinigi e del […]

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Chapter 18 – The River Rats Attack!

Hi, CiCi here. After reading about how Roberto Roberto Guinigi salvaged the disaster that was Project BRENDA, and about how his special farro soup solved the crisis in Madeira, you may be thinking:  all of the problems in this story get solved by Double R Guinigi’s brilliant planning and anticipation of obstacles, right?  Think again […]

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