|Gigino: NYT pic|
Spent one day in New York recently, opened the New York Times with my morning coffee, and there was a full-page article about my excellent landlord, Luigi Aceto, known to his friends and everyone else on the Amalfi Coast as 'Gigino' - 78 years old and still going strong. This is probably due to his veins flowing with lemon juice, as he likes to say.
|View from my front door: my pic|
So we're famous! I presently call Gigino's lemon grove home, and here are all the lemons and the locals being extolled in the NYT story entitled: 'This Business Is a Lemon, and a Family Wants to Keep It That Way'. There are some serious points discussed about the future of small niche family businesses in Italy. There is also a cute video and a set of slides on the NYT website - some of the pictures seem to have been taken outside my front door, and one is of my favourite cafe.
I hope you enjoy this snippet from Amalfi, along with the NYT readers.
|Gigino's Rule: (roughly):|
If you want to beat the neighbour
Go to work early in the morning
|...limone e fiori...|