The night before

 Leaving or remaining? Travelling or staying? These are the biggest questions for us young people. She asked herself: “If I do not do it now, then when will I do it? She had to make her own experiences, she had to make her individual decisions, and a bit of war and peace with herself. SheContinua a leggere “The night before”

The mythical Mulberry flower shop

The gloomy weather weighed on London city. It was a grey, melancholy Saturday, and a sort of malaise seemed to grip Bond Street from the early morning. In spite of this, there was a place, or rather a shop, in which all the smells and typical noises of the boisterous city were not allowed toContinua a leggere “The mythical Mulberry flower shop”

The painting

It was a wonderful day. One could have foreseen it from the first lights of dawn. The sun was already hot, but a pleasant and light breeze was swinging the shutter of the long window in her bedroom. In this way, moments of total darkness alternated moments of pure light which annoyed the girl’s sleep.Continua a leggere “The painting”

The wardrobe

That morning he just could not stay in bed. He lay awake for over an hour and every time he closed his eyes to try to go back to sleep, he hoped that time would speed up and that when he woke up he would see the sunlight coming through the thin slits in theContinua a leggere “The wardrobe”

To my daughter

I’ve thought to write a letter to you, my child. I’ve thought that only words can really support the weight of my feelings. Someone then sets them to music, someone else dances on them, other people play them and we even went so far as to tattoo them or to draw them on the cities’Continua a leggere “To my daughter”

The gecko

Like every summer, grandparents took the children to the beach. It was now a ritual: they would spend the whole month of July on the beaches of Liguria. It was the best time of the year for Matteo. He loved the sea, its smell, its color and the long dives he allowed himself not beyondContinua a leggere “The gecko”

Travelling by tram

What a wonderful day. It was raining, it’s true, but Clara was radiant. After such a long time, someone had finally noticed her. Since she was a child, she loved writing. When she was asked: “So Clara, have you decided what do you want to do with your degree in literature? You will surely becomeContinua a leggere “Travelling by tram”

Family lunch

The day had finally come. She would have met all of them at her place for lunch. All her children were finally coming home. She promised herself to sleep that night, she even brought her cup of relaxing infusion to her bedroom, to sip it till she closed her eyes. He had arrived, had laidContinua a leggere “Family lunch”

Beauty is everywhere

To begin this story, first we have to introduce Jean to you. Son of a science professor and a physicist, he loved art. He adored art. When he could, he would take the bus and, as he lived in a distant suburb, he would cross the whole city in the direction of the city center,Continua a leggere “Beauty is everywhere”

The first day of school

The first lesson.“Good Morning everyone, welcome to the Italian literature course. There is no better way to introduce oneself than by asking a question. What is literature? Here he is, a fearless volunteer. Your name, please?”“There is no better way to introduce oneself than by answering a question. Literature is no fucking use”. General buzz.Continua a leggere “The first day of school”