• 23-Nov-2020 : Another Lacchin!
    Sam and Rebecca are overjoyed to announce the arrival of their son, Jack Aldo Lacchin.  Congratulations to all three of you and to grandparents Rick and Karen.
  • 23-Nov-2020 : Italian accents (updated)
    Differences in the way the variety of Italian languages are spoken and pronounced.
  • 23-Sep-2020 : Babel all’Italiana
    A fascinating look at the variety of languages which exist in Italy today – where they originally came from, and where and by whom they are spoken. Author: Patricia Corbett.
  • 27-Apr-2019 : Francesco Luigi Lacchin – ‘Checchi’
    Dad sadly passed away on Monday 27th April 2019 just three months after losing his beloved wife …
  • 26-Jan-2019 : Ermellina Elena Lacchin – ‘Lina’
    Mum sadly passed away on Sunday 26th January 2019 after struggling bravely with motor neurone disease for some time …
  • 31-Jul-2017 : Arcangelo Lacchin – “Angelo”
    Sad news from Kent that my father’s younger brother Angelo Lacchin “Scazzotta” has passed away at the age of 90.  Angelo was born in Santa Lucia di Budoia on the 31st July 1927. He leaves a widow Joan, two children Rick and Marina and two grandchildren Adam and Sam. Our thoughts are with them at this ...
  • 15-Jan-2008 : Osvaldo Lachin – “Aldo”
    I regret to announce the passing of my father’s elder brother Osvaldo (Aldo) Lachin “Scazzotta”, restaurateur and pater familias, born in Santa Lucia di Budoia on the 30th of July 1924. My uncle had been in frail health for a while and passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home in Ledbury, Herefordshire …
  • 13-Sep-2007 : Gwenda Schettini
    My Godmother Gwenda Schettini suffered a stroke on the 4th of September 2007 and passed away peacefully on the 13th. She leaves two sons and two daughters: Yolanda, Philip, Stephen and Maria.