It’s just after the Arab Spring began and I am in Tunisia. I have been summoned to help on a story about Mohamed Bouazizi, the young man who set himself on fire and was considered the spark that led to the deparure of Tunisia’s dictator Ben Ali.
This year’s 70th anniversary of the Prix Italia, the international competition for top quality radio, tv and internet programmes, organized by Italian state broadcaster RAI, is being held in the Mediterranean island of Capri.
Yes he’s back in these quarries. This time for a selected crowd to experience just how the Renaissance genius who sculpted the world renowned David felt when he came to select this very precious white stone. And that crowd includes myself as I try to learn everything I...
Most of my Italian friends still have no idea what I do. I often use the words 'journalist', 'field producer' or 'translator' to try and explain what my skills and experience entail, but each of these words explains a very small part of what we do.