A wrote a little article for a big on-line magazine

A wrote a little article for a big on-line magazine

I’m proud to have been included in the quarterly on-line magazine known as Insiders Abroad. It’s a magazine from the English-speaking community with inside information and a yellow page directory for Italy, Spain and France.

It was such a pleasure to write a piece for this established on-line magazine that I burst with joy and did the happy dance all over the cobblestone streets of Sardinia.

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A retired expat

My Sardinian Life by Jennifer AvventuraIt has taken me months to come to terms with this difficult decision, weeks to accept its fate and countless hours on how I would pen a letter to the island and islanders who opened their hearts and doors to the expat Canadian who tried to make it work.

My fingers linger over the keyboard, trying to find the right momentum, trying to find the right words while internally I struggle.

I have moved…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: A Sardinian Perspective

Weekly Photo Challenge: A Sardinian Perspective

Meet Floppy and his Ass.

jennifer avventura Weekly Photo Challenge Perspective

A wonderful perspective into the lives of two beastly friends.

This is my response to the Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned in Sardinia

"Art is never finished, only abandoned." Leonardo da Vinci "Basic human contact - the meeting of eyes, the exchanging of words - is to the psyche what oxygen is to the brain.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned in Sardinia

"Art is never finished, only abandoned." Leonardo da Vinci "Basic human contact - the meeting of eyes, the exchanging of words - is to the psyche what oxygen is to the brain.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes never a crowd in Sardinia

Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes never a crowd in Sardinia

It was an overcast and cold February afternoon when I looked out my living-room window.

Jennifer Avventura My Sardinian Life Weekly Photo Challenge

The panorama leaves me breathless, always wanting more. The sheep gracefully grazed their afternoon snack while wild boars were secretly and quietly coming out of hiding. It’s not often we get to see a wild boar roaming free in these hilly lands but this day was a Sunday and more often than not they come out…

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Learning Italian: The verb to like

Learning Italian: The verb to like

Learning Italian by Jennifer Avventura My Sardinian Life 2014

Welcome back for another installment of Learning Italian with Jennifer Avventura. This week we take a close look at the verb to like – PiacereI hate this verb with every fiber in my being. I started to study Italian 5 years ago using a fabulous work book called Italian Now Level 1by Marcel Danesi and I have just dusted it off in hopes to get this one verb mastered. This book has been a god send…

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How to buy property in North SardiniaThe search engines have spoken and thousands of you want to know how to buy property in Sardinia, I…View Post

How to buy property in North Sardinia

The search engines have spoken and thousands of you want to know how to buy property in Sardinia, I…

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Good morning moon over the Bay of AsinaraThis morning was the first time I watched the full moon set and the sunrise, it was a spectacular,…View Post

Good morning moon over the Bay of Asinara

This morning was the first time I watched the full moon set and the sunrise, it was a spectacular,…

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Answer: Spot the Sardinian AsparagusLast week I posted a photo and asked my readers to “Spot the Asparagus.” A few of you played along,…View Post

Answer: Spot the Sardinian Asparagus

Last week I posted a photo and asked my readers to “Spot the Asparagus.” A few of you played along,…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SelfieNothing makes me nostalgic for Canada than receiving super, duper mittens in the mail. I’ll be…View Post

Weekly Photo Challenge: Selfie

Nothing makes me nostalgic for Canada than receiving super, duper mittens in the mail. I’ll be…

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