Three Monkeys Online

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Francesca Cellauro

Trattoria, Italian food for family and friends – by Ursula Ferrigno

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

An Anglo-Italian introduction into the world of simple but tasty food, as found throughout Italy in the humble Trattoria

Love in the time of Bossi-Fini. The real impact of immigration legislation in Italy

Sunday, April 1st, 2007

Prior to the 1980s Italy didn’t consider immigration as a particularly pressing problem. Throughout its post-war history, in fact, the country had suffered far more from large-scale emigration, as thousands left the impoverished and largely job-less southern regions to become gastarbeiters in wealthier European countries like Germany. A massive influx of refugees from Eastern Europe, […]

Dark and Bitter – Negramaro in Interview

Saturday, October 1st, 2005

Three Monkeys Online had the pleasure of meeting up with Negramaro one fiery sunny afternoon in July, at Arezzo where the sextet from Salento prepared themselves to play on the main stage at the Arezzo Wave Love Festival. The guys are tired and hot like us, already destroyed by the sound check and a line […]

Primal needs and pleasures – What's prohibited to you could be a delicacy for me

Friday, April 1st, 2005

I consider myself fortunate to live in a city, Bologna, nicknamed 'la Grassa', the Fat one. The variety of food and cooking styles in Italy is almost unbelievable to the uninitiated, and Bologna is certainly considered one of the international capitals of cuisine. I am actually doubly fortunate as I was born down the road […]

Mestizo Nation – Further travels in Mexico.

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

Our, alas short, interval in Guatemala ended with an adventurous trip back to Mexico to say the least: first a bus from Xela, with a forced change in Huehuetenango, to La Mesilla (the real border town: in fact the border is bigger than the town!), 4-5 km of nobody's land by taxi, collectivo to Comitán […]

Crossing the Usumacinta – Travels in Mexico and Guatemala

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

The following story is an extract from the diary of a trip, rigorously and absolutely independent, that brought us from the Yucatan peninsula to Mexico City, passing through Guatemala, Chiapas, Oaxaca and the mining cities of the Altoplano de la Sierra Madre.We are awaiting breakfast in a small café with three tables, of which two […]