ONE DAY IN COMO

If you are in northern Italy or even in Ticino Switzerland and you want to spend a different day visiting a new place or even just relaxing Como is the perfect destination. Como is a beautiful town on the famous lake that inspired Alessandro Manzoni, who begun his Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed) with a homage…

WALK UNDER THE STARS

“For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.” Vincent Van Gogh Gradually the darkness invaded the sky. The hot afternoon sun slowly hid beneath the horizon line separating the sea from the sky. As the sunlight slowly diminished the stars became to shine. A beautiful…

CHILDHOOD DREAM

“You cannot kill a breeze, a wind, a fragrance; you cannot kill a dream or an ambition.” Michel Onfray The birds are singing again, another day is rising. The sunlight slowly penetrates through the window that was accidentally left a bit open yesterday evening. The cotton sheets caress my skin and I’m not quite sure…

COUNTRYSIDE

“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” Alfred Austin Not really an early morning as commonly referred to by those living in the country, but still an early morning for me… A…

LET THE FUN BEGIN

“A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in.“ Robert Orben Summer has started since a few months now even though its beginning seemed quite turbulent. Finally the sun came out the days got warmer and warmer as my routine got harder and harder. These pas few months have been…

FIRST DAYS OF SUMMER

“Summer-induced stupidity. That was the diagnosis…” Aimee Friedman, Sea Change Unpredictability has been this years motto since spring started: a time of uncertainties, changes, variations. From hot to cold, dry to wet, sad to happy, sunny to cloudy… Nothing seemed reassuring anymore, just as if nature had lost that cyclic habit we had grown used…