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Marco Simoncelli

We just want to say that we wish the family and friends of Marco Simoncelli all the strength during what is without doubt a truly terrible time for them. It’s only in the last few years that I became a fan of motor sport and I think I found Moto GP just as Simoncelli was becoming THE guy to watch. Throughout his career he won a string of competitions and trophies including the 2002 European 125cc Championship and the 2008 250cc World Championship. In ten short years he rocketed from Italian Minimoto up to the Moto GP competing with the likes of his fellow countryman and mentor,  Valentino Rossi. Sadly this crash follows that of Moto2 racer Shoya Tomizawa who tragically died during [ ... ]


Huge Halloween Events In Corinaldo, Le Marche

Halloween is here again. The time of the year when we crack out the ghost stories and confectionary manufacturers milk our wallets so we can pile our neighbours’ kids full of sweets when they come knocking at our doors dressed as witches and superheroes. So what are your plans for halloween this year?  Are you and/or your kids going to be dressing up and going door to door shouting ‘TRICK OR TREEEEAT!’ in the hope of being rewarded with handfuls of sweet things? Or are you going to be sat on your roof with water balloons ready to pelt anyone who dares come to your door? Maybe you’re going to turn all your lights out, head to bed early and [ ... ]


Le Marche Theatres In The Guardian

I’ve just stumbled upon this great article on The Guardian website regarding the best and most popular theatres in the world. Le Marche as a region, boasts the highest theatres to population ratio in all of Italy. No matter what town you find your self in whether it is the enormous Ascoli Piceno or the tiny but stunning Ripatransone you will find a theatre that is not only carefully maintained but also still considered to be a focal point of the town. In the Guardian article of the top 12 theatres they recommend, spanning 9 different countries there is only one recommendation for Italy and that is the stunning Teatro La Fenice in Amandola right here in Le Marche.  I [ ... ]