Paolo and Francesca…

a novel about beautiful people in Italy.

Tag: Claudio Marchisio

inspiration #24 :


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I would know nothing about WAGs (that’s “wives-and-girlfriends” for the uninitiated) were it not for a brilliant site called Kickette.  The lovely editors of Kickette sift through the mounds of football news like a DVF sample sale and come up with the most important bits for our daily delectation.  As the New York Post is to Law & Order, so Kickette is to my novel–scenes are literally ripped from the headlines.

Recent examples of some inspirational posts:

On the Market: Alexandre Pato

Napoli Players Advised to Avoid Injury by Practicing Abstinence

Players Who Puff

Plus, major points for posting Olivier Giroud naked.   Now, if I could only get them to love Claudio Marchisio as much as I do…

Sunday Funday.

mile-high club.

this, ladies and gentlemen, is air travel.  aw hell.

pretty psyched to see this on TV tonight.

inspiration #3.

best. video. ever.