Ramblings of a much published New Zealand author
25 September 2012
Leaves From My Sketchbooks. 37. Seccatoio Castagne, Barga
'Come si chiama quello in Italiano?' I asked him, 'Seccatoio castagne,' he replied, patted me on the shoulder and strode away.
I don't know what he was concerned about but I was clearly not the threat he'd inferred.
I wrote down 'Seccadoio castagne' on the pad. Later I discovered the correct spelling. It was a chestnut drying house.
© DON DONOVAN
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