Interested in the intersections of various fields of study.
Degrees in music, after many thousands of gigs, have retired from the world of the wage-labor musician. Extensive living experience in working class communities in South East Asia. Live off the land and 'consult' on matters of personal expertise. Enjoy tinkering with ideas and the like.
Italy could leave the Euro much more easily than a Greece or Portugal. Its debt, while large, is 50% domestically owned and its GDP is in the top 10 worldwide. Devaluation would help its still substantial industrial base.