A wailing and gnashing of gums.
Don Silvio is not happy. He has been plotting complicated manouvres to keep his influence in parliament and put the mockers […]
20 days and counting
We’re coming up to three weeks since the election, and it’s all still a mess. THere have been approaches, rebuffs and silences, […]
Some are more equal than others
Don Steptoe, from the lofty height of Arcore, pronounces that if the allies in the centre right coalition arent all equal, then all […]
Exit stage left followed by a Berl..
Renzi has been ditched by the electorate and by his party. His retirement to be a ‘simple senator’ has lasted a weekend, […]
First impasse the post
Under the convoluted and hugely undemocratic rules the election of Italian deputies and senators has thrown up a whole bunch of usual […]
Rehabilitated thanks to a copy of Bradshaw and a dubious choice of pastels, few people now remember the Portillo moment in the […]