Category Archives: Italy and Europe 2012

Symposiuming Weeks 2-3…Soccer, Prosecco and the ‘Crudo’ Incident

Time was starting to pass in blur, suddenly it was week two and we were on to conflict resolution, guest dinners and watching Bologna go crazy as they defeated Germany in the soccer. Oh and the Summer sales were about … Continue reading

Posted in Italy and Europe 2012 | Leave a comment

Starting the Symposium and Crazy Canadians

Our first week at the Symposium was like a classy seafood buffet, offering samples from the best in the field on conflict prevention and social entrepreneurship. I honestly felt like my brain hadn’t been that tantalized by such an display … Continue reading

Posted in Italy and Europe 2012 | Leave a comment

The Next Chapter: Bologna Begins

I left Roma full of excitement and anticipation for the weeks ahead…surely this would finally be the place where I would find someone to help me take over the world? (I would be a benevolent dictator of course…cats for everyone!) … Continue reading

Posted in Italy and Europe 2012 | 1 Comment

Learning rights from wrongs in Rome

Rome was my very first stop on my journey across the seas! I was lucky enough to stop in Dubai briefly and experience 50 degree heat and overly complimentary airport staff! After only a fleeting look at the city from … Continue reading

Posted in Italy and Europe 2012 | 1 Comment

Food Scoops!!

As an appreciator of food and a big ‘Hamish and Andy’ fan (fellow Aussies will know what I am referring to), this page will be a homage to the Food Scoops pioneered by Hamish Blake: ‘But Brigid, what are Food … Continue reading

Posted in Italy and Europe 2012 | 1 Comment

A Sudden Hiatus

My decision to adventure from Sydney to Italy occurred quite suddenly and un-expectedly. One moment I was studying for a test on German History, the next I was booking a flight to Rome and confirming a place in a Symposium … Continue reading

Posted in Italy and Europe 2012 | Leave a comment

Buon Giorno

Greetings Friends, Welcome to the first post of what is likely to be (at the very least) a mediocre blog! For some time I have mulled the idea of writing a blog over in my mind. ‘How exciting!’, I thought. … Continue reading

Posted in Italy and Europe 2012 | Leave a comment