“The Post” è un film del 2017 diretto da Steven Spielberg con protagonisti Meryl Streep e Tom Hanks, che narra la vicenda della pubblicazione dei Pentagon Papers, prima sul New York Times e poi sul Washington Post. I Pentagon Papers sono dei documenti top-secret del Dipartimento della Difesa degli Stati Uniti d’America che svelano decenni… Read More 🎥 CINEFORUM: “The Post”
🌟MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!🌟 I don’t want a lot for Christmas There is just one thing I need And I don’t care about the presents Underneath the Christmas tree I don’t need to hang my stocking There upon the fireplace Santa Claus… Read More “All I Want for Christmas Is You”🌟
July 3 is “Compliment Your Mirror Day”, a day to encourage self-acceptance and to acknowledge that we are special and beautiful. This holiday is not just about physical attractiveness, which is ephemeral, but about raising our self-worth and recognizing our inner strengths and beauties. Therefore let’s find the closest mirror, take a look… Read More Compliment Your Mirror Day
… today (18th June, 2018) is International Picnic Day. The word “picnic” comes from the French language, and it became popular pastime in France after the Revolution (1789,) when royal parks became open to the public for the first time. The term derives from pique-nique, used to describe a group of people dining… Read More Life is no picnic, but….
Pantelleria, the largest volcanic satellite island of Sicily, was conquered by the Arabs in 700 AD: they named it “ بنت الرياح Bint al-Riyāḥ” or “the daughter of the winds”, due to the strong winds that arise off the north coast of Africa. The Arabs are attributed many of the most characteristic elements of its… Read More Pantelleria: what’s in a name?
Rientrata stanotte da uno stupendo viaggio in Uzbekistan, vi propongo una canzone
May 1st , also called May Day, or Labour Day, is a holiday, associated to the start of spring, and the celebration of the International Workers’ Day or Labour Day, which In Italy is called Festa dei Lavoratori and is a nationwide public holiday. The earliest May Day celebrations appeared with the festivals… Read More May, Maia, and the pig
In Italy, today we celebrate the Feast of Saint Stephen, the first Christian martyr or protomartyr. In the United Kingdom and some Commonwealth countries, this holiday is commonly known as Boxing Day, which takes its name from the practice of giving small gifts , Christmas “boxes”, to household servants , or to the poor,… Read More 26 December: Saint Stephen’s Day
WHITE CHRISTMAS I’m dreaming of a white Christmas Just like the ones I used to know Where the treetops glisten and children listen To hear sleigh bells in the snow I’m dreaming of a white Christmas With every Christmas card I write May your days be merry and bright And may all… Read More Songs for Christmas: ” White Christmas”
Since 1986, October 6 is marked as the “Mad Hatter Day”, a key character in Lewis Carroll’s classic “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland”. This holiday was created by a group of Colorado computer technicians, a bit bored with bits and bytes, who felt inspired by the Hatter and his silly tricks. Two years… Read More Mad Hatter Day