Dancing In The Dark I get up in the evening and I ain’t got nothing to say I come home in the morning I go to bed feeling… Read More U3A: “Dancing In The Dark”
Last week I watched for the second time an Italian drama film directed by Turkish-Italian film director Ferzan Özpetek: “Le fate ignoranti” (The Ignorant Fairies, released in the US as His Secret Life). It is the story of Antonia, a doctor who works in an AIDS clinic and has been married to Massimo for… Read More Le fate ignoranti
Il 28 ottobre 1909 nasceva a Dublino Francis Bacon (1909 –1992), pittore noto per le sue immagini imprevedibili e grottesche, cariche di emozioni, che tentano di sondare l’essenza dell’uomo contemporaneo. Il suo caotico studio fu trasferito da Londra e ricostruito a Dublino attorno al 1998.
“Running on Faith” appeared on Journeyman, the 1989 album by Eric Clapton. which was considered the artist’s return to sobriety. During the 80s he had developed a heroin addiction and had become an alcoholic, and had also had suicidal thoughts. He is reported to have said “the only reason I didn’t commit suicide was that… Read More Journeyman
Eric Patrick Clapton, was born on March 30, 1945, in the Surrey village of Ripley. His real father was a pilot but he didn’t find that out until he was 53. His mother, Patricia Molly Clapton, was only 16 years old when she met Edward Walter Fryer, a Canadian soldier stationed in Britain… Read More Eric Clapton: his sister – mother – grandmother
RUNNING ON FAITH Lately I’ve been running on faith What else can a poor boy do? But my world will be right When Love comes over you Lately I’ve been talking in my sleep Can’t imagine what I’d have to say Except my world will be right When love comes back your way I’ve always… Read More U3A: “Running on Faith”
Il film americano “Captain Fantastic” narra la storia di una famiglia ‘alternativa’ che ha scelto di opporsi al consumismo, al capitalismo, allo stile di vita occidentale , andando a vivere nel cuore di una foresta del Nord America. Sotto la guida del padre, Ben, che vuole trasformare i suoi sei figli in adulti straordinari, i… Read More CINEFORUM: “Captain Fantastic”
On October 24, 1593, a Spanish soldier called Gil Perez was mysteriously transported from Manila in the Philippines to the Plaza Mayor in Mexico City. On that morning Gil Perez, who was a member of the Filipino Guardia Civil and worked as a guard at the palace of the Governor General in Manila, was doing… Read More Teleportation?
Sono vecchia ormai e la mia vita sta volgendo al termine. E pensare che ho sempre creduto di essere destinata a morire giovane! Quand même! Ad ogni modo la vita è sempre breve, anche se si riesce a invecchiare e magari si può tentare di esorcizzare la morte come faccio io, cioè prendendo confidenza con… Read More La doppia vita di Sarah
Sarah Bernhardt, the great actress who graced the French stage before Hollywood, was born in the Latin Quarter of Paris on October 22 or 23, 1844, (Since her original birth certificate was lost, there has always been a lot of uncertainty about the exact date, which, according to some sources, might also be 25 September-)… Read More The Divine Sarah