After a good couple of days in Brooklyn that included an evening at Flushing Meadow to see Serena Williams and Federer… …Alitalia went on strike – delaying my Rome -> Genova flight for 9 hours. Groovy. Best option : train. Rome Airport -> Rome -> Milan -> Genova. 6 hours. Then taxi to Genova airport to pick up the car, and finally home.
This one was particularly memorable. The first leg of my 7pm flight Detroit -> Chicago -> Munich -> Genova was delayed due to storms in NY where the plane was coming from. This meant missing the international flight, so United changed my itinerary to Detroit -> Chicago -> Copenhagen -> Munich -> Genova with an arrival delay of just 4 hours. So far so good. Next, SAS cancelled the Copenhagen flight before I made it out of Detroit. Back into the queue for the service desk. To cut a very…read more
Every morning Hair twisted round her finger She drinks from the tap
Sopraelevata, Surfing through Genova town, It’s good to be home
Waiting for sunlight, Birdsong on the breeze, Ebony thoughts
Crisp mountain sunlight, Through a slot in the curtains, Illuminates her
White fields yield to brown, T-Shirts replace jackets, Winter is going
Water is running, A disturbance in the bed, Nocturnal peeing
A lonely ascent, Mountain views for company, Will she be waiting?
My two favorite girls, Smiles as fresh as the sushi, A perfect evening