Post COVID (is it really “post?”)

I’m not totally sure that we are now a “Post COVID” country. Surely the graph below is encouraging, but we are all concerned about a new spike in contagion in the fall, or as a consequence of the few tourists arriving from other EU countries to our beaches (well, ”few” relative to previous years influx […]

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A New RENAISSANCE?

The coronavirus has really shaken Europe (and the world), testing the society we live in.  The European Commission unveiled a package of aid to help the countries most affected and the EU in general. With this package we may be looking into a New Renaissance, as we are hoping to rebound stronger.  Italy will benefit […]

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A Quarantine of Hoax and Bread

Hoax (& Fake News) In Italian, they are called “bufale.” I had no idea where and when that word came about. I used to think that bufala was referring to that special mozzarella, only.  “BUFALA” can be traced back to the term “dis-information”, as Claire Wardle explains in the “Council of Europe report DGI (2017) […]

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How About the Tulips?

Paolo Gentiloni, our former PM, now Commissioner for Economy, on Thursday 9 April 2020, tweeted the news that sanctioned a historic day for Italy and Europe: “The Eurogroup has reached an agreement. A package of unprecedented dimensions to support the health system, layoffs, liquidity for businesses and the Fund for a revival plan. Europe is […]

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Saving Plastic by Making your own Yogurt

I take great pleasure in making my own yogurt. It is easy to do, and I find it more tasty and natural than the store-bought one. There are many recipes on the internet on how to do it. I found this guide from the New York Times very useful. I do not own the special […]

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Well, now….!

I do love dogs, don’t get me wrong. But they have their needs. They can’t share our city life so freely, owners should follow some rules. Yes, clean up the “big stuff” should be a must, yet not everybody does. Unfortunately, if you take an early walk, you get the early “bird”. We have lots […]

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