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The quiet end of the lake  
   

The quiet end of the lake

Orta to Omegna

July 4th 2016
We have an old Alessi kettle with a train whistle which was one of the first house things we bought together about 25 years ago. The handle has been replaced once (I melted it), the whistles twice (once in New York and once at home) and I have managed to boil it dry on the stove several times, without ill effect. (You would think it would be impossible to boil it dry, because it sounds like a trai ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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Tot: 1.462s; Tpl: 0.022s; cc: 8; qc: 10; dbt: 0.007s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.3mb