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... that, but did find JK Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy," and I'm already about a third of the way through its 568 pages. Really, really good. (although if I were to set it down for any length of time, I'd need a cheat sheet to get all the characters organized again!)
Speaking of which, although I should be studying right now, but I'm going to go find a nice quiet cafe and have a mid-afternoon glass of wine and read....
Sabato, 10 Ottobre
After not getting home until 1 and not getting to sleep until after 2, I can be forgiven for sleeping "late" today (i.e., until nearly 9:00). Since breakfast had ended by the time I got downstairs, I made do with a persimmon and headed out to get my laundry done.
On the way, I stopped in at a beauty salon to see if I could get my hair cut, and the woman there said, ...
... tables near the entry. All that is just too much for me, so I have chosen to go with just the aperitif, first or second course, sometimes a bit from the salad bar, and something sweet to end. None of the portions served are huge, which helps.
Aperitivo: polenta topped with mushrooms of a shape and taste I've never experienced before, but hope to again.
Secondo: sauteed sea bass in ...
... playing all around the square. We tried to visit them all and even joined a few on the dance floor. Ironically dancing to New York New York! The location itself is dynamic. It is huge, it is old and it is impressive! I look forward to seeing it in the daylight tomorrow.
As I type this I can feel myself starting to fight sleep so I will sign off for now as I really do try to avoid conflict whenever possible!! :)
... hand side is Constantine who was the first Christian Emperor. The guy on the far left is Diocletian (my fav) who saved the empire by having 4 emperors who co-ruled the 4 corners of the empire thus preserving the empire as one. He has a wonderful palace in Split Croatia where he retired and where he is originally from that is a UNESCO site. We were there 2 years ago. amazing palace which is now built into the city ...