Tag Archives: family

A Trip to the Seaside

I’ll always remember being a young teen and hearing for the first time the story of my paternal grandmother, Paola, coming home from the hairdresser to her parents dead and a house falling apart, having been hit by a bomb exactly in those couple of hours that she was away. I can’t help but wonder […]

As the flashes blinded us, in the photobooth.

Side-tracking from my usual, stick-to-the-topic blogging… I found the photobooth again yesterday. I thought they’d removed it from its usual place for the winter, but they just placed it in the main courtyard of Museumsquartier. Hence: PHOTO-ATTACK. (I apologise in advance for this) Trivia of the day: Photobooth by Death Cab for Cutie was one […]

2010: My Year in Pictures

This was a long, heavy, exhausting year. It started with tears and bitterness and fighting against the current, drowned into work and sleeplessness, exploded like 14 Juillet fireworks, climbed back up from the point of non-return, and did something wonderful to my heart. I’ve lost friends, made friends, learned many things, made terrible mistakes, let […]

No sea, but CAKE.

Last night was my parents’ 25th (!!) wedding anniversary. I got a bunch of people together, ran around like crazy to find silver decorations for the table, reserved at my friend’s restaurant La Piazza, and made cake, the remnants of which you can see below. I was going to go for something more elaborate, but […]