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The Unesco City of Music

I choose to live in Bologna for, among other things, its cultural life. Especially music. And I was not prepared for 3 of the best orchestras I don’t think you’ll ever hear of. I’ve already been to a mediocre performance of Ariadne auf Naxos with an unprofessional soprano who spoke more than she could sing,…

Old Banks and New Craziness

I am now in full swing getting documents ready for the Visa Application. Among the requirements are letters of references from my banks and financial institutions. But they don’t write these things any more. Luckily , one of the banks is First Republic, one of the last old school banks where I am assigned a…