Lifestyle

THE 5: ARTICLES TO RE-LIVE OUR FIRST YEAR

AUGUST

 

THE CONCEPT OF TIME IN ROME

 

“A Roma c’e sempre domani …”

 

there is always tomorrow for everything but life.

 

Which just happens here, between a coffee, a chat, a lunch and a passeggiata.

 

Unexpectedly, spontaneously, without too much planning and it might not be the most efficient way to live but it’s definitely a pretty damn good one.

 

 

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ITALIAN MOTHERS

 

My mother is the heart of our family.

 

 Il cuore di tutto. She is a national treasure.

 

What a privilege it is being raised, and loved, by her.

 

  An ode to all the mothers, in particulars our Italian mothers.

 

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IN CONVERSATION: LA MERENDA

 

 The ‘art of having merenda.

 

If you don’t know what merenda is, don’t worry, we got you covered.

 

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IL CAFFE AL BAR

 

‘Il café al bar’ is a ritual;

 

a way of life,

 

the beauty of which, as with so many things in life,

 

is only properly appreciated when taken away.

 

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ITALY ON THE PHONE

 

You see, it’s actually my fault.

 

I made a fatal mistake.

 

I forgot one of the most important unwritten rules in Italy:

 

Thou shalt talk loudly over the phone, or shalt not talk at all.

 

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