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WITH HEINRIH HEINE: go with him to the mountains, in the quiet huts, where the heart expands and the air blows freely.

He was convinced that in men – and women in par – a passion that is not without scary, and also of seriousness of the fatalistic necessity one that manifests itself in the tragedies. Love, in truth, it brings, as always, a bandage and a quiver full of arrows. But these darts are pretty winged deadly sharp, and the little ...

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WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ: Chapter Ten, In the next room

Meeting Benches Publisher offers an unpublished novel, titled apparently misleading: WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Sure, some of the events experienced by the protagonists of the book, they are set in places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is love. A diary, a diary old yellowed by time, and written by a hussar of the first French Empire, retains the ...

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NAZIM HIKMET: Life is not a joke, take it seriously, as does the squirrel

“And here we leave as we came | goodbye brother sea | I harbor a bit ‘of your gravel | a bit’ of your salt blue | a bit ‘of your infinity | and a little bit of your light | and misery. | We’ve been able to say a lot of things | on your destiny sea | here ...

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WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ: Chapter Nine, The Champs Elysees

Meeting Benches Publisher offers an unpublished novel, titled apparently misleading: WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Sure, some of the events experienced by the protagonists of the book, they are set in places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is love. A diary, a diary old yellowed by time, and written by a hussar of the first French Empire, retains the ...

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JULIA HASDEU: Early in everything, even in suffering. she still lives among us, away from the deadly inertia.

She only had time to condense herself in 18 years of his life, but what they gave us – written in French, and in rhyming couplets or alternate – is her immense love for the things written. Julia had done his studies at the Sorbonne in Paris, attending the Faculty of Philosophy and Letters, but by the age of 5 ...

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KALO CHIMONA, HAPPY WINTER: Back home in Greece, that of all your seasons.

Welcome to my Vespa, traveling to the island of Crete. Of the four seasons of Greece, we walk in the skies of her spring “Anoixi”, and its islands tell us the height of their splendor. The spring is that of the Greek dance of the goats, the “Kathari Deutera”, which takes place in the month of March in Skyros, or ...

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WELCOME ON MEETING BENCHES

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WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ: Chapter Eight, Strange feelings

Meeting Benches Publisher offers an unpublished novel, titled apparently misleading: WAITING FOR AUSTERLITZ. Sure, some of the events experienced by the protagonists of the book, they are set in places of an ancient battle, but the narrative focus is love. A diary, a diary old yellowed by time, and written by a hussar of the first French Empire, retains the ...

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NIKOS KAZANTZAKIS:”I do not expect anything. I fear nothing. I am free.”

“I do not expect anything. I fear nothing. I am free.” If you want to know where to find this phrase engraved, you have to go in the island of Crete. If you are also curious about the author, you can read me here, where I will talk you about two books – from which two film are born – ...

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WELCOME TO CRETE: We have a tour on a Vespa, and a week allows us to observe this island

Hello, welcome to Crete. We have a tour, and a week allows us to observe this island, traveling with my Vespa. As you see, I’m ready to go, and as for any my journey intriguing, also for this occasion I present myself dressed appropriately. What I wear is all about Marlboro Classic http://www.mcsapparel.com/en/corporate/,  a fashion house Italian lifestyle, and it ...

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