This week, Richmond.com’s dating blogger Jonathan Cade tells us about the rise and fall of his relationship with the illusive Italian Matteo. From meeting at Ipanema, listening to Air Supply, and making love out of nothing at all, he tells the tale of moving to Italy for the boy.
We lived in an ancient apartment with marble floors his parents had bought for him. There was no air-conditioning.
I lived off the money from my student loans and the Honda I sold in the States. When the cash diminished, I took jobs as English teacher, tour guide and editor. I wrote English subtitles for television, edited a magazine and sat in a drafty cathedral above papal catacombs.