I have lived in quite a few places around the United States. I have visited tons more, and experienced immense friendliness, such warm welcome, and seen acceptance I had never seen anywhere else. These are my top 10 places in the … Continue reading
She lives in the Sunset. It’s a neighborhood in west San Francisco, six-seven miles from the downtown area. BART, the Bay Area’s rapid transit system, as it’s called, doesn’t go there. Some buses probably do, but it’s a massive hassle … Continue reading
New York, 18-22 May 2013. Chicago photos coming soon.
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Tagged Borough Park, Brooklyn, Central Park, Chinatown, Empire State Building, Little Italy, New York, Times Square, USA, Wall Street, WTC, WTC memorial
Mario Puzo’s The Godfather is my all-time favourite book. This masterpiece has taught me a lot about writing, and of course about the life of old-school Italian-American “businessmen” in New York. What makes it even more astonishing is that Puzo … Continue reading
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Tagged Corleone, Corleone family, Cosa Nostra, Ed Falco, Frankie Pentangeli, Luca Brasi, Mafia, Mario Puzo, New York, Sonny Corleone, The Family Corleone, Vito Corleone