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Orgosolo: village of the murderers

High up in Sardinia’s Gennargentu mountain range, and accessed only by a long squiggle of serpentine roads, Orgosolo is a small village with a big reputation. During the 1950s, this seemingly sleepy part of the island – where shepherds still roam … Continue reading

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In search of the real St Nick

Bari this weekend… keep an eye out for the article in Saturday’s edition of The Independent.

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Christmas in Bari

I’m not a fan of Christmas, and apart from the odd letter to Santa, I don’t think I’ve ever written about it. But today, starting with a caffeine-fuelled train ride through suburban England, I’m embarking on a festive-themed research trip. … Continue reading

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