Tribute to Italy! Grazie Steve McCurry!

Italy as protected area day 36. Photography is one of my greatest passions and the National Geographic cover with the Afghan Girl made by Steve MacCurry is one of my favourite pictures ever. McCurry loves Italy, he has worked for many Italian magazines so he collected many pictures to tribute it, creating this video “Tribute […]

Music for the Hope!

Italy as protected are 35 days (five weeks) . A serene Easter Monday.. Today just a few lines to show you an intimate but emotional moment we lived yesterday thanks to Andrea Bocelli singing from the Duomo church in Milan. Andrea accepted the invitation of the Duomo and the city of Milan, to sing from […]

With my own two hands..or better Happy Easter!

Italy as protected area day 34 or better Easter Day! At New Years Eve, who would have thought what we are living right now? Who knows. Maybe somebody. But let’s move up to the present time: in this part of Italy it is a pretty warm springtime day. Normally we would have spent our lunch […]

Come together

(italy as protected area day 25)
Italy as protected area day 25…Officially the lockdown will go on until 13th April, just after Easter. But this morning as the news were running , it was said it could go on until 1st May. Patience is a great gift and we must think that we have to respect these rules in order to […]

Strawberries & Breathe forever <3

(italy as protected area day 15)
Italy as protected area day 15. The 6 pm press conference of our Civil Protection the numbers of contaminated people are slightly go down, the number of death people increasing…everyday at 6 pm we stop to hear these information…you just hold on your breath listening to these numbers. And yesterday the so called patient number […]

Mindfulness & Wonder…

Italy as protected are day 14, two weeks! Who could have ever imagined what is happening right now? As western countries we do live many things but not such this violent virus spread. In the past 50 years the other spreads haven’t reached all this portion of population and countries. But yesterday at the 6 […]

Normality…what a wonderful word ;-)

(Italy as a protected area day 12)
Italy as a protected area day 12. Some people tell that in bad times you should not focus on the things you miss. Personally in a situation like this I simply miss basic and simple ones like walking! Today is the very first Sunday of springtime, very sunny outside. You look out of the window […]

Patience

(Italy as a protected area day 8)
Italy as a protected area day 8. This morning, talking to a friend of mine living in Belgium, he asked me the sensations I am feeling. Well, so many: – You know that in someway you must take care of your community not moving, standing still…when this period will be over then you can move, […]

Queueing at the supermarket…

(Italy as protected area day 3)
Italy as a protected area day 3…I know it is a kind of countdown but mentally is like this. Yesterday the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced even more strict rules . The shops or activities that are not primary (like food or pharmacies) will be closed until 25th March in order to avoid unnecessary […]

The Market

(Italy as protected area, day 2)
Italy as a protected area day 2. Today I have been to the local food market, this is one of the reasons we are permitted to stay outside. We must have a self certification where in case the police stops us we declare what we are doing and they are going to check. We have […]