I Classici: “Il ritratto di Dorian Gray”

"Gli piace indubbiamente" rispose Lord Henry. "A chi non piacerebbe? È una delle migliori opere dell'arte moderna. Vi offro in cambio tutto quello che vi piaccia chiedermi. Desidero possederla." "Non mi appartiene, Henry." "E di chi è?" "Di Dorian, naturalmente" rispose il pittore. "Fortunato mortale!" "Com'è tragico" mormorò Dorian Gray, gli occhi fissi sul suo … Continua a leggere I Classici: “Il ritratto di Dorian Gray”

“The snow does not care…”

Winter is a strange seasonwhich lasts exactly like all the others but it seems longer, it might be for the cold, because we mount up so many commitments, because the days are shorter and you are likely to leave the house when it’s dark and returning after dark. The sky is dark, blue-grey, the streets … Continua a leggere “The snow does not care…”

“Braggot, Rain and Magic”

The first Fall’s rain after the Summer is like a shattered mirror, reflecting every little emotion, from the relief of the first fresh air to melancholy for the sunny days we leave behind. From the horror of the shrinking hours, to the comfort of a season full of prospects. It is the season of grapes, … Continua a leggere “Braggot, Rain and Magic”

“Braggot, Pioggia & Magia”

La prima pioggia autunnale dopo l’estate è come uno specchio in frantumi, riflette ogni più piccola emozione, dal sollievo del primo fresco alla malinconia per le giornate assolate che ci lasciamo alle spalle. Dal terrore delle ore che si accorciano, al conforto per una stagione ricca di prospettive.  È la stagione dell’uva, delle zucche, dei … Continua a leggere “Braggot, Pioggia & Magia”

Classics: “The Count of Monte Cristo”

“Moral wounds have this peculiarity - they may be hidden, but they never heal; always painful, always ready to bleed when touched, they remain fresh and open in the heart.”[1]   I kept this classic waiting for three years . There in the bookstores , sometimes I approached it , I thumbed through , I … Continua a leggere Classics: “The Count of Monte Cristo”

“A Bouquet full of Emotions”

    “Your behavior is a choice; it isn’t who you are[1].”  The turn of the seasons brings us back to Spring in its full glory of life and rebirth after the long, cold winter . The skirts are getting shorter ( well, they are if you had  to go to the beautician! ) , … Continua a leggere “A Bouquet full of Emotions”

“Power, Seduction, Wine… other Wiiiine!!!”

Winter is coming. Ok , not quite, we're just in July, but I like to be prepared . And since , unlike the Summer, Winter is very long , it is better to care for themselves with all 6 ( for now, but is supposed to be 8 ) seasons of Game of Thrones, a … Continua a leggere “Power, Seduction, Wine… other Wiiiine!!!”

Classics: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

  “It’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” [1]   << This book speaks with me ! >> How many times have we thought that, in front of a novel? A story that really seems to get closer to our daily life , or that for some mysterious reason … Continua a leggere Classics: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”

I Classici: “Le Avventure di Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie”

  “<<Alice ma tu ogni tanto impari qualcosa dalle tue esperienze passate o cosa?>> <<Cosa.>>”[1] <<Questo libro parla con me!>> Quante volte lo abbiamo pensato di fronte ad un romanzo? Una storia che sembra davvero avvicinarsi alla nostra quotidianità, o che per qualche misteriosa ragione risveglia un’emozione, un ricordo, un odore… Forse il vero grande … Continua a leggere I Classici: “Le Avventure di Alice nel Paese delle Meraviglie”

“The &phemeral necessity”

  Dear reader, people like me who come out from the humanities faculties prepare themselves to jobs defined USELESS from 98% of the population: we do not save lives as doctors, nor build houses such as architects or engineers, we don’t remove criminals from the streets as the lawyers do (should do). We take care … Continua a leggere “The &phemeral necessity”