The Thorn in the Breast

Colleen McCullough born on 1 June 1937 was an internationally acclaimed Australian author of Maori ancestry, best known for her novel “The Thorn Birds” published in 1977.In1983 the novel was also adapted into the eponymous television series, starring Richard Chamberlain, which became the United States’ second-highest-rated miniseries of all time, behind “Roots”. The story spans… Read More The Thorn in the Breast

Impastati di desiderio e orientati verso le stelle

Nell’omelia di ieri, festività dell’Epifania del Signore, papa Francesco ha pronunciato queste bellissime parole: “…un grande pittore, Van Gogh, scriveva che il bisogno di Dio lo spingeva a uscire di notte per dipingere le stelle. Sì, perché Dio ci ha fatti così: impastati di desiderio; orientati, come i magi, verso le stelle…… come per i… Read More Impastati di desiderio e orientati verso le stelle

Fire and Ice

Fire and Ice Some say the world will end in fire,Some say in ice.From what I’ve tasted of desireI hold with those who favor fire.But if it had to perish twice,I think I know enough of hateTo say that for destruction iceIs also greatAnd would suffice. “Fire and Ice” is a popular symbolic poem by… Read More Fire and Ice

Tom Jones

Welsh singer Sir Thomas John Woodward (known professionally as Tom Jones) is 81 today! 🍕 In December 1967 he recorded “Delilah” (lyrics by Barry Mason and music by Les Reed) and, singing it in his dramatic fashion, he managed to make it a top hit all over the world. This song is about a crime… Read More Tom Jones

Colori

In settimana si è celebrata la Giornata Mondiale dei Colori pensata per i bambini, ma importante anche per noi adulti. Vorrei proporre una nuova versione di una poesia dal titolo I COLORI DELL’ AMORE Rosso è l’amore, vortice di emozioniche infiamma le visceree rende ognuno di noi rare eccezioni,in tutto simili al resto dell’universo Bianco… Read More Colori