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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 …Read More »
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 – …Read More »
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 …Read More »
GASPARA STAMPA: The water of the sea was weeping, and winds the breath of hope
“Sir, please do not tell me that, when you go away, love denied me crying because seeing me already extinguished the fire, the water had no place to temper it somewhat; indeed say that was pretty much at that point the ardor that made dry mood; and I could not show my worth with the bitter tears, so that my …Read More »
SUSPENDED BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH: Maybe one day will benefit remember Eleanor
It was August 20, 1799, and she was 47 years old, but she was not in that square in Naples to go to market. Defonseca Eleonora Pimentel was led to the gallows for hanging, that accorded to other seven men who – like her – they believed in the concepts of liberty, equality and fraternity. That woman brave and intelligent, …Read More »
ENJOY: Olive, Origamo and thyme. Souvlakia, Barbounia and loukoumades. Simple and varied cuisine of Greece.
Athens and the Peloponnese, central Greece and the northern islands. They have the same flag, emblem, and you will hear an identical language, that Greek, but the Middle Eastern cuisine culinary he spread out small differences over a nation that believes it is important the “food miles to zero.” As you know, today we are in the island of Crete …Read More »
TIE THE STRING TO MY LIFE, MY LORD: With Emily, remembering May 15, 1886, the day of her laces
“I would be maybe longer alone Without my loneliness. I’m used to my fate. Maybe the other – peace could break the darkness and fill the room-too narrow to contain his sacrament. Hope I did not friend – like an intruder could desecrate this place of pain – with its sweet court. It might be easier to sink – in …Read More »