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Travellers Tales: Perugia, Italy

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Qantas just sent me an email to say that if I can provide evidence of my double Covid vaccination they would give me 1,000 frequent flyer points! Yoo Hoo! Along with the 50 points I already have I cannot actually fly anywhere, but I’m on my way…soon! Oh and no one is allowed to leave Australia yet. Hmmm..maybe next year!

So, from my armchair I remember trips made most recently in 2019. But today I’m going way back to a year I spent living and studying in Italy in the late 1970’s.

In 1978 I was in love with life and Him. I was (am) a feminist, finding my voice, dressing the part but unsure what the part was exactly.  On the outside I was a confident, cool, lefty activist and on the inside a deer caught in the headlights. But this was the era of challenging everything, being open to experience and I had the naive idea that I could change the world. I was deeply involved in teacher politics and the peace movement and He was a charismatic hero  leading the revolution who, incidentally was interested in ME!

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