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My desire to live in Rome germinated on a European holiday almost twenty years ago. I exited Trastevere train station, bleary eyed after the long-haul flight, and was instantly revived by the sight of women in tight skins and stilettos zooming past on their Vespas. Men at the local bar made fun of my Italian pronunciation. Come si dice 'tre'? they would tease each time I turned up to buy tram tickets or the paper. How do you say three? Tre, trre, trrrrrre, I'd sputter, trying desperately to roll my 'r's. ' (Introduction)
 

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    y separately published work icon Griffith Review The European Exchange no. 69 Ashley Hay (editor), Natasha Cica (editor), 2020 19735741 2020 periodical issue

    'As Europe is thrown into sharp relief by a devastating pandemic, Griffith Review 69: The European Exchange explores the deep and complex relationships between Europe and Australia, and discusses how Australians of many backgrounds have contributed to a longstanding dialogue that enriches both continents.' (Publication summary)

    2020
    pg. 43-51
Last amended 22 Jul 2020 13:07:17
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  • Rome,
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    Italy,
    c
    Western Europe, Europe,
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