February 17, 2020 10:52 am
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LIKE THE SAILORS, HINDELOOPEN, NETHERLANDS: Landscapes and old sailing ships, channels and timeless furniture.

Not far from Amsterdam – my city – I’ll take you in a “little-big” place, co safety to leave a precious memory. I knew Hindeloopen (Friesland), many years ago, with my father. Today, back in the small village of sailors, I will show you and tell you what it has never disappeared from my memory. As you can see, those …

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UNITED COLOURS OF ABC’s – The ABC’s are attitude, behavior and communication skills. No matter how old I get, I’m still gonna mentally sing the abc’s to see which letter comes next.

A – Accept: Accept others for who they are and for the choices they’ve made in spite of their beliefs, motives or actions. B – Break Away: Break away from everything that stands in the way of what you hope to accomplish in life. Believe in yourself. C – Care: Care about others. D – Decide: Decide that you’ll be …

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UNITED COLORS OF INTIMACY – Hugs purple, in labyrinths of embers. Warm wind in silent nights.

HUGS PURPLE: GP Lucini: All life is in the mouths to quiver. They feel, and each has for the other a hug purple. BACI – A. Blok: How not to remember your kisses, on the face thrown back. FLAMING EMBER – JR Jiménez: Your mouth fine and rosy, equal to a wound, which became an ember, barely with my mouth …

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AT THE BORDERS WITH THE MAGIC, SEISER ALM – ALPE DI SIUSI: The candor and enthusiasm of an exquisite hospitality, the feeling of being on a large balcony, overlooking the Alps

Our invitation is to go Sciliar, preferably after making a visit to the Tourist Association Sciliar. Where is that? Let Eve to tell you about it, she knows everything that is useful for you, for a holiday on the snow, on the border between Italy and Austria, on the border with the magic. Your contribution, tell us a your travel …

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UNITED COLORS OF TRAVEL: The images and emotions, memories and visual sensations

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UNITED COLOURS OF WINE – In vino veritas. In wine is truth

SHORT ABC ABOUT WINE – A: Titus Maccius Plautus: Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words. B: Robert Louis Stevenson: Wine is bottled poetry. D: Paul Tillich: Wine is like the incarnation – it is both divine and human. E: Alexander Fleming: Penicillin cures, but wine makes people happy. F: Latin Proverb: Without bread and wine, love goes hungry. G: Galileo …

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UNITED COLORS OF CHILDHOOD – The gardens of distant lands motionless, where, between sobs, blooms trust.

OPEN ARMS – U. Bellintani: I ran in the gardens with open arms to encircle universes, in little and nothing, of spaces and butterflies. SONGS AWAY – C. Rebora: Sung song Cradle, while declines down. HORSES WOOD – A. Heinzelmann: I had in the hands the lever of Archimedes, when I galloped on wooden horse, towards the star of Andromeda …

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UNITED COLOURS OF FASHION – Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas

FASHION EVERYWHERE – Coco Chanel: Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening. BEING YOURSELF – Oscar de la Renta: Fashion is about dressing according to what’s fashionable. Style is more about being yourself.  ELEGANCE – Paulo Coelho: Elegance is usually confused …

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YOUR HOME IN GREECE: Corfu, Ionian archipelago, moving among olive groves and old farmhouses

Normally, Meeting Benches not accept editorial contributions which are related to commercial activities. Our friend Vassilis, we made an exception. In fact, we are grateful to him for letting us know some names of his treasure chest of memories, but we do not publish the name of his estate agency. Our invitation is to go to Corfu, preferably after doing …

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UNITED COLORS OF IDENTITY – Perimeter of emotions and twilights, flies in the trash and fireflies flashing

BORDERS – M. Fortunato: I do not know what my features, nor the exact perimeter of the emotions. INFINITI OTHER – PF D’Arcais: It is recognized, one of the countless other “one”, to him equal in dignity. BEING OTHER – SR Becher: Fear is having a thought. Fear that, with this thought, we can no longer continue to live, as …

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