I come from a really small region in the south of Italy. It is wild, authentic, slow. It is high and low, sunny and cold, colourful and dark. It is also poor, lost in its own life inertia, reluctant to changes and too often ignored by the outside world. I love my region, I love … Continue reading Art is resuscitating a dying beauty
“Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow … Continue reading “Your time is limited!”
No time in your busy life to pause and spend an evening with loved ones? Philipp Schneider’s illustration shows you otherwise. via The Jar of Life: First Things First — Discover
Norbert is an happy man. When you see his happy round face, with his thick moustache, and his ruffled grey hair, you cannot avoid smiling. Norbert is a smart man. You can talk about everything with him, from cell biology to politics, from carpentry to fanta-science. Norbert is an active man. The only time I … Continue reading “My muse is a slim, juicy, wonderful smelling fig tree”
This weekend the winter really arrived. It is freezing cold out here and I finally get my hopes up for some snow to arrive (pleaaase!). Ever since I was a small child, snow raised fascination inside myself as it probably did for most children. And also now, every year I hope for a white Christmas. … Continue reading From handwarmers to snowflakes and what they have in common
While I was reading about environmental problems and land use, I stumbled upon a news that shocked me quite a bit. Well, I guess that it is a common knowledge that we, the humankind, are quite dirty, greedy, gluttonous being. We like to eat a lot, often we eat to much (I encourage you to … Continue reading Let’s go shopping in Congo!
I’ve always loved wintertime. The cold, the sparkle of fresh snow, the sound when you walk on icy sidewalks. Baking cookies, having tea, reading books under a warm blanket. I just love it. Especially Christmas. This time of the year when you go home to see your family and friends to simply be together and … Continue reading In search of the Christmas glory
Hey everyone, okay, honestly I am quite nervous to write the first blog entry here. Isn't it annoying how you always think people judge you? Well, maybe that is just me. Anyways, we shouldn't say or not say something because of being afraid to be judged or valued in any way... And actually this post … Continue reading You don’t have a Christmas Gift? – Worry no longer!
I grew up listening to hard-rock and heavy metal. Classic stuffs, starting when I was 10: Metallica, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin, AC/DC, ZZ Top. I have for sure to thank my brother for that. Now I am still pretty much like I was back then, I just expanded my musical horizon a bit more. Among … Continue reading what the hell is this s**t?