The lightness of the soul

On an unusually hot afternoon at the end of January I met Giovanna Florio, a holistic practitioner and naturopath and now a very dear friend. Dynamic, smiling and inspired, Giovanna constantly refreshes her methods to bring the best techniques in relaxation for the well-being of body and mind to her studio in Via Borgaccio in Poggibonsi.

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San Marziale Clinic, passion on all fours

BY GIOVANNI SALVIETTI This morning in Colle di Val d’Elsa we met a very nice ‘type’: his name is Dante and he is a four-year-old bracco Italiano dog. He was visiting the San Marziale Veterinary Clinic for a routine checkup. Immediately at ease, he showed an exceptionally sweet and nice disposition! We were literally enchanted […]

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EDILPIÙ, insulation with flakes

BY GIOVANNI SALVIETTI We already looked at the Villa Solissimo (See VL Chianti and Valdelsa, Summer 2020) with them; in this issue we are going to learn of a technique that can bring great benefits even on a small scale, in single homes or condominiums. Thanks to a completely natural insulating material an apartment can […]

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The Ironmongers’ in the history of Poggibonsi

DI GIOVANNI SALVIETTI Poggibonsi, early 20th Century, Dei Natale is known throughout the town for its vinegar plant: its demijohns at the ready and also takes care of hardware, guns and knives, all in Via Maestra in the heart of the commercial district of that era. We talk to the current owners of the business, […]

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