March 2020

General Comment Back in February I was talking about the COVID19 outbreak in Italy. A month after we are still talking about it and it looks like things have gone from bad to worse… As it was predictable the disease spread to other countries, where unfortunately it’s meeting some unprepared countries that did not believe… Read More March 2020

November 2019

General Comment Oranges. I think this has been the food related highlight of the month, buying oranges and the likes (lemons, tangerines and so on) from Sicily, directly from the producers sites. Disintermediation they call it, it’s part of the new leverages of modern economy. The idea of putting producers in touch directly with the… Read More November 2019

June 2019

General Comment It seems yesterday that we set off, wife, baby and myself for Sardinia. In reality it was the beginning of June, and I remember that uneasy feeling of starting something completely new, like going on holiday with a little baby, something that I’ve never done before in my life. I’ve done plenty of… Read More June 2019

May 2019

General Comment One more month goes by, this time it’s May, a rather stormy month in Europe and on financial markets. I won’t comment on the weather, because there is very little to talk about, let’s see what happened in the financial world. Having left all the difficulties related to Brexit in March and April,… Read More May 2019

December 2018

General Comment Who would have thought? It turns out that many people actually predicted the financial markets drama that we witnessed in December. To me it’s all BS, or at least 80% is BS. Reading blogs and news over the past 6 months there was not a single writer who did not mentioned an impending… Read More December 2018