March 23, 2015

Of memories, destiny and special places

In the summer of 1989 I was working in a bar on the beach in Italy, feeling a bit restless and wondering what to do next. […]
January 1, 2015

Nostalgic walks

  Since I moved away I have loved going back and walk around, noticing all those things that I would probably ignore if I lived there. During […]
October 21, 2014

My journey through school – high school

Last monday Julia had her last school concert. “Come and say farewell to our year 12 students” said the school’s newsletter. I have read this so many times […]
October 5, 2014

A walk in the bush

I miss the mountains but, since I have become a master of compromising, a walk in the bush has its own magic!  
September 28, 2014

Once a country girl, always a country girl!

Although I escaped from my small,  provincial town as soon as I could, in the past few years I have become nostalgic for all the country […]
September 6, 2014

Getting closer, when you are far

When I first left home and Italy I was 20 years old. A friend and I decided to go and spend some time in Paris. My […]
September 1, 2014

My journey through school – first step, primary school

Julia is about to close a big chapter of her life, her last year of school is almost over. As we are getting closer to the end, […]
August 9, 2014

Old stones and new perspectives

I love old stones. I love the history in old stones. I love the smell and the feel of old stones. When I go back to […]
July 30, 2014

Internet friendships

A couple of months ago I watched a movie (Trust) about a young girl who was seduced and raped by an older man she met on the internet. […]
June 1, 2014

Long distance friendship across time

I met Fiona in 1990 in Kota Bharu, Malaysia. I walked into Mummy’s Youth Hostel, tired after a night bus trip, and there she was. I […]
May 21, 2014

I am a football mum!

Girls don’t play football. It is aggressive, dirty and very violent. Girls are gentle, elegant and very, very fragile. Wrong! It is time to change these […]
May 20, 2014

The block of the blog (Who am I and why am I here)

I want to be a blogger. I’ve wanted to be one the first time I heard about blogs. I love reading people’s stories and I love […]