Here in This Spring

Here in This Spring(Dylan Thomas) Here in this spring, stars float along the void;Here in this ornamental winterDown pelts the naked weather;This summer buries a spring bird. Symbols are selected from the years’Slow rounding of four seasons’ coasts,In autumn teach three seasons’ firesAnd four birds’ notes. I should tell summer from the trees, the wormsTell,… Read More Here in This Spring


Summer for thee grant I may beWhen summer days are flown!Thy music still when whippoorwillAnd oriole are done! For thee to bloom, I’ll skip the tombAnd sow my blossoms o’er!Pray gather me, Anemone,Thy flower forevermore! Emily Dickinson – Poems (1858) In this poem Emily Dickinson claims that love can do anything. Even death becomes nothing,… Read More Anemone

May Day

May 1, also called May Day, or Labour Day, is a public holiday, associated to the start of spring, and  the celebration of the International Workers’ Day or Labour Day. May Day was an ancient pagan festival celebrating spring and the rebirth taking place in nature. The Romans honoured Maia and Flora, the goddesses of flowers,… Read More May Day

Spring Forward : Don’t Forget to Set Your Clocks – ITALY –

Spring Forward : Don’t Forget to Set Your Clocks        Timezones are computed by their difference to UTC, the “Universal Time Coordinated”. In Italy there is only a single timezone at UTC+1. Tonight we will have a nationwide clock change from Standard Time to Daylight Saving Time and the clocks will be switched forward… Read More Spring Forward : Don’t Forget to Set Your Clocks – ITALY –