I love reading & adore travelling. Tomorrow morning I’ll be leaving from Milan (Italy) with a group of friends. Here is our itinerary:
“Life doesn’t come with a manual. It comes with a mother.”?
Happy Easter! Buona Pasqua! Felices Pascuas! Joyeuses Pâques!
“The Boxer” is a character study: a young man disappointed with the world leaves home while still a child, and tries not to draw much attention to himself, because he knows he will be accepted or at least ignored if he stays among “strangers” This song is about a melancholy adventure through… Read More The Boxer: analysis (2)
Ecco il bel commento su Facebook di un mio caro amico, il giornalista Franco Rizzi: Grazie Luisa per questa bellissima immagine, che mi ha fatto tornare in mente i bellissimi versi di Montale Sotto l’azzurro fitto del cielo qualche uccello di mare se ne va né sosta mai perché tutte le immagini… Read More Free as a bird
In ancient Rome “Otium” and “Negotium” were two antithetical realities. It can be seen from the same morphological structure of the two Latin words that the latter derives from the former, namely negotium (nec-otium) is the negation of the other. “Otium” represents one of the most noble and qualified human activities of a free… Read More BACK FROM TWO WEEKS OF LEISURE IN GRAN CANARIA
I’ll be back in a fortnight! “Parting is such sweet sorrow that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow” was Shakespeare’s opinion, but, to cut the Gordian knot, I’m going to follow E.F. Benson’ s standpoint for some time: “Vicinity to the sea is desirable, because it is easier to do nothing by… Read More I’ll be back in a fortnight!
Mrs. Robinson And here’s to you, Mrs. Robinson Jesus loves you more than you will know, wo wo wo God bless you please, Mrs. Robinson Heaven holds a place for those who pray, hey hey hey… We’d like to know a little bit about you for our files We’d like to help you learn to… Read More Mrs. Robinson (Simon & Garfunkel)
CANTICLE On the side of a hill in the deep forest green. Tracing of sparrow on snow-crested brown. Blankets and bedclothes the child of the mountain Sleeps unaware of the clarion call. On the side of a hill in the sprinkling of leaves. Washes the grave with silvery tears. A soldier cleans… Read More Scarborough Fair/ CANTICLE (4)
Scarborough Fair: analysis Are you going to Scarborough Fair: Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme. Remember me to one who lives there. She once was a true love of mine. This very old song is about a young man instructing the listener to tell his former love to perform for him a series… Read More Scarborough Fair: analysis (3)