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Houses’s and cats’ stories

I’m not very original, I love cats. Always, since childhood. The first cat, the first love, was called Anush, which means sweet in Armenian. Sweet, Anush was sweet, in her own way, certainly she was extraordinary intelligent. It took many decades before Minerva arrived. She spent her first two years of life in the small flat in Milan, then moved […]
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Mountain People

Manuela Da Cortà, a passionate oriental architecture scholar with whom I had the opportunity to collaborate with my sister and brother, sent me a video that tells another family adventure: her sister’s Sandra project, accompanied by her brother’s Andrea music. Mountain people, this is the title of the permanent and constantly evolving exhibition that opens on August 16 in Pozzale […]
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Garden to Table

My garden is small, tailored to an ex-city dweller, but it is very generous. Lately, my main occupation has been to collect apricots: I have only one tree, just outside the door (Minerva’s favorite), which despite the whims of the time has bearing fruit with extraordinary abundance. Since you can’t just live on apricots, many have ended up in the […]
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Rosa Rosae

Traditionally the month of roses is May, but here at the foot of the Dolomites everything arrives later. I only have one rosebush, which I am very fond of because I have always seen it in front of the house, since I was a child. I knew it was ancient, but I also discovered that it is rather rare and […]
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Weeds

I spent a whole day trying to free my lawn from an invasion of plantain. Plantain is not a weed at all, on the contrary, it is very good to eat, both in salads and cooked, better if with other spontaneous varieties. However, when it starts to multiply in a garden, a delimited space that has little or nothing wild, […]
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Election Day

A few weeks ago, on May 26, I had my first Election Day since I moved to Frontin. I walked to the polling station: quite a difference from my milanese and metropolitan experience. Images tell the story better than I could. p.s. Friends pointed out Election Day’s stamp and asked if I’m living in a different time zone. I didn’t […]
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