D.H Lawrence – a villa in Florence for £25 a year – that was the time to be an expat in Italy!

David Herbert Lawrence -(1885- 1930) On 15th May 1926 D H Lawrence wrote to his friend, the aristocratic socialite and painter Dorothy Brett, from Villa Mirenda in Scandicci to advise her that he and his wife Frieda von Richthofen   had taken the top half of the Villa...

What does ‘being Italian’ mean to you? Do you remember your first perception of Italy?

We are starting off the year 2014 sharing our private impressions of Italy, in Florence during May- with five Thursday evening workshops with Australian Professor Ian Bickerton –  I am really looking forward to it! Can you recall your first impression of Italy...