Not my type
24/05/2019 - 12:00
“Running into one another Feelings come flooding back again You say you've been with many others But that it never tastes the same And now you don't know how to feel Wiping tears from your eyes Nothing never felt so real Since the death of you and I”    Not my type! You’ve thought that many times in the prevailing market in relationships and feelings. An intelligible conviction matured by reason, or...
Christian Europe is burning
24/04/2019 - 17:30
‘In an age of darkness light appears And it wards away the ancient fears March to the anthem of the heart To a brand new day, a brand new start’  The Gothic cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris with its magnificent stained glass windows and its pinnacles jutting up into the sky is burning. The ‘demons’ that vertically climb its spires are burning – those disturbing gargoyles of Viollet-le-Duc, punctuating the grave...
For those who hate the Carnival
19/03/2019 - 19:30
“You will learn at your own expense that in the long journey of life you will encounter many masks and few faces.” Luigi Pirandello, “ One, none and one hundred thousand “ (1925) When it came out in 1925, this novel was so modern and revolutionary that it marked a milestone and a new way of conceiving the examination of the human soul and the whole existentialist story. Purifying the twentieth century novel from mere...
a Jacobin drift?
29/08/2018 - 11:30
Mala tempora currunt sed peiora parantur (We live in ugly  times but they prepare us for worse) Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106 - 43 BC Pragmatism and ‘justicialism’ [using the courts as a political instrument – Garzanti online, tr.]. These are the main lines of thought popular with public opinion and in the acts of the present Cinque Stelle/ Leghista government of Italy. A response to decades of political correctness,...