SAIS AGM ON FRIDAY 18th OCTOBER
This will take place at the Friendship Centre at 7:00 for 7.30 as usual. We
welcome any suggestions as to how we might improve what we offer our members.
If you have not paid your subscription yet, the AGM provides an ideal opportunity. Still a bargain at £15 per person. Le Sorelle Jaggers will be on hand to take your cash or cheque.
VETERAN POWERBOAT RACER DIES IN VENICE ACCIDENT
UNDERPOPULATED ITALIAN REGION OFFERS VISITORS €25,000 TO MOVE IN
BOOK OF THE MONTH
SUSANNA TAMARO (Trieste 1957) – “VA` DOVE TI PORTA IL CUORE” (FOLLOW YOUR HEART). Published in 1996, an international bestseller with tremendous word-of-mouth appeal, Follow Your Heart is a bittersweet, heartwarming novel spanning generations and teaching the universal truths about life, love, and what lies within each of us. Driven by the fear of encroaching death, Olga, a woman in her eighties who lives alone in her house in Trieste since her nameless granddaughter went to America, decides to write her a series of twelve long letters in the shape of a diary. Twelve letters that are a confession, a diary, a last will…
SONG OF THE MONTH
This month we would like to keep the Trieste’s theme, so enjoy this 1978 song by Raffaella Carra`, “TANTI AUGURI”. The second link has lyrics.
RECIPE OF THE MONTH
Torta al caffe’ (Espresso Cake)
Although many people believe the word espresso is an adaptation or translation of Italian for “express” (as in “fast”) because espresso is made and served immediately, that’s not the case. … So caffè espresso literally means “pressed-out coffee.”
Enjoy the mellow flavours of the autumn season with this simple and delicious cake (see website recipe corner).
ART OF THE MONTH