Welcome to the website of writer and blogger John P Brady - Above you will find links to fiction, articles on social subjects, travel experience pieces, and a blog about life in phenomenal, radiant, chaotic, appetising Italy

Recent Blog Posts

February 23, 2014 |

Viagra on a Sicilian Sunday – Good Food and Drink

Viagra on a Sicilian Sunday It’s always a good day when you can’t decide which of the mouthwatering...

September 11, 2013 |

Amore in Italy: How long should the chase last?

Amore in Italy   The age old human tradition of man chasing woman is rooted in the caveman period.  Nowadays...

April 19, 2013 |

Supermarkets in Sicily

The myriad of wonders that are available in Sicily’s supermarkets take some time to get through. An expat...

March 20, 2013 |

Palermo

  Palermo is an anomaly. It cannot be explained easily but it’s precisely this complexity that gives...

February 18, 2013 |

Sant’Agata 2013 Catania, Sicily

In ‘Borgo’ the huge candles have almost burned out. Rivers of wax form on the pavement.   This...

January 25, 2013 |

Winter in Sicily

It’s winter in Sicily and I haven’t posted a thing for the last while as I ran into some website...

November 20, 2012 |

I Could Eat a Horse – Horse Meat in Sicily

‘Horse it into ya, will ya?!’   Via Plebiscito is the home of the horse. It’s also a fine...

November 11, 2012 |

Afternoon Gossip Sicily

Sicily I go to an internet cafe slash panino house and take advantage of their air conditioning, free internet...

October 23, 2012 |

Learn a Language to Improve Brain Power

  Learn a Language to Improve Brain Power   The subjective matter of which area of your life can be...

September 20, 2012 |

Festa della Madonna del Carmelo a Catania

While waiting for some pasta to become al dente I heard a brass band in the distance.  Then I remembered La Festa...

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