Tag Archives: Sardinia

Canadian waitress in Sardinia – Dumb Blondes

Genoveva bumped into him in the lunch line; he laughed a curious laughter as she introduced herself.  “Mi scusi … Salve, mi chiamo Genoveva.” She held out her hand as a peace-offering. “Ciao. Mi chiamo Andrea. Cosa stai facendo in albergo?” He pumped her hand with such force that she thought her heart might stop. […]

Wide Sardinian Smiles

The smiles are wide here.  They are full of hope and filled with laughter.  This, I learned at a traditional Sardinian family gathering.  There were twenty-one Sards, one Italian and one Canadian at this festival held a few mountains over from ours.  From the moment we entered the door with our ‘permesso,’ the radiant smiles never […]

The crazy bat house of Sardinia

Two months ago a bat entered the house and has taken residence ever since. She swoops, squeaks and flies circles around our heads, nightly. She came crashing down while we were having a dinner party, much to the amusement of our party guests, I’m sure! My husband quickly picked her up with a tea towel […]

Canadian waitress in Sardinian restaurant

It was a summer of firsts for Genoveva: first time she ironed … in fifteen years, first time she spoke her flash Italian skills to the general traveling public in a busy buffet restaurant and it was the first time in over twenty-two years that her natural blond locks came through. Not sure which was […]