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The Italian way

Since I moved to the UK 6 years ago, most of my conversations are about “proper Italian food”: not that I go around restaurants investigating all ingredients listed in their carbonara, it is more like people asking me for tips and secrets of having food “the Italian way”. I do enjoy all sorts of cuisines,…

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Never, never to forget

“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never…

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The broom,the ashes, the leaf

“I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and true love. Don’t even try to tell me different.” – Dolly Parton When I was a kid, Easter was my favourite holiday of the year: no school for almost a week, I could spend days outdoors enjoying the sunshine and the flowers blooming,…

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The Superb

“You will see a majestic town, backed against the hills of the Alps, superb both for its men and its walls, the view of which alone suggests its being dominant over the sea.” – Francesco Petrarca When life gives you basil, make pesto – an almost accurate quote that sound like the wisest words ever said.…

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My 2cents on dreams

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”—Walt Disney “Where there is a will, there is a way”-Pauline Kael “Impossible is Nothing”-Muhammad Ali I have been thinking about writing this post for a while. As you might be aware, at the end of last year I decided to create my own advent calendar, to…

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The last artichoke

-Have you got them? -Not yet, but I spoke to my guy – by the time you get here, they will be in my bag -How can you be so sure? It is not the first time he lets me down -He said he will have them, just be patient and enjoy your flight -does…

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