Really! C'mon people, don't be so difficult, just take the chance and do something, learn something! ...spoiled little brats! That was my thought when seeing the protest, organized by the Students' Union, against the Project Alternanza Scuola-Lavoro. But... I was born in a culture of scarcity and anything which looked like a possibility to do… Continue reading Under the tuscan …unemployment. Three perspectives. Part II.
Having no job is crushing. It goes further than the financial implications: it crushes one's self worth, self respect, self care, desire to help and be present. It diminishes the desire to live. It affects one emotionally, physically and mentally. You start by feeling unworthy, you then feel pain in your stomach and your mind… Continue reading Under the tuscan… unemployment. Three perspectives.Part I.
You might get married to someone who savours your body because this is the way you have learned that love comes in to you. This is the way you have found your value at a certain point in time. You might even descart yourself of a dead unborn child. A dead cumulus of energy that… Continue reading Start from the bottom
Oh man, some women are such a pain the ass! They are difficult to befriend, work with, walk with, walk towards, open up to, look at. They say this and then say that. They compare asses. They collect shoes. For me, women are these formless beings which appear in my life, waiting behind the corners,… Continue reading Woman on (some) women
I had the chance to go to Terezin not long ago. Terezin was the "waiting room" from where Jews were transferred further on to other concentration camps. 15 000 Jew children were concentrated there. A very small number survived. What I find miraculous though is the way the children faced this horrible human created situation. At… Continue reading Who’s afraid of Brundibàr now?
To live as a woman in Italy today is quite confusing. Miss Italy was on TV on my first day since my return. Also a discussion if muslim women are oppressed by their men and obliged to cover themselves. A series of violence cases against women poured some gasoline over the fire during the next… Continue reading Really?
Dalai Lama, citizen of honour of Florence, Peace Nobel Prize awardee, is in Florence today! I am not an official citizen of honor anywhere but I am trying to live a life of honour. Dalai Lama's presence here means a lot to me. I feel less lonely, less misunderstood, while in my Patagonia, in the… Continue reading Dalai Lama and his Italian voice