Entries by Phyllis Thompson

Monopoli – Global Volunteers Arrive in Two Weeks

Monopoli, Italy, the “home away from home” for Global Volunteers in Italy will charm you on first meeting. The town-wall rises from the sea, and carries the blending white limestone-houses with their colour rich window-shutters. The town has a good, modern harbor, with a beautiful fish-boat-fleet. On the pulsating fish-and vegetable-market, on Piazza XX September, […]


Is it only Thursday?   Each of us is building our own student ‘clientele, ‘ people of all ages with varying English competency. Conversation, discussion, information sharing – all are means to develop the students’ English language and enhance our own appreciation of the richness of Italy, Puglia and the true Monopolitani. Some students are business […]