The Virgin Suicides – Book & Movie (a non-review)

Well, it wouldn’t make sense to write a proper review for a book everyone already talked about and for which, as for any other books, everything and its opposite has been said. Therefore, I’ll just let a few thoughts spill out freely. Thoughts that most probably will follow no logical sequence, and won’t tell much…

We all look a bit like my mum

I was back to my Italian home for a few days last Christmas, and had the chance to notice those little things that change while I’m away. One of these was my mum drinking warm water and lemon in the morning. Well, my dad had to perform the same just to keep peace with his…

When you have to read a book – The Moonstone

Well, at some stage an old white haired man came closer to my stall and, after telling me something very nice on my handmade jewellery, he stared at the name of my stall.
We all know that Irish people have always some stories to tell, and this man was very Irish. He started his story with a question: “Moonstone… Have you ever read the book?”