Ser Boccaccio

Ser Boccaccio

Boccaccio was born in Certaldo (Florence) in 1313 ie 700 years ago, and died there in 1375. At the age of 1 he was promised…

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Il fine giustifica i mezzi?

Il fine giustifica i mezzi?

Niccolò Machiavelli è una grande figura rinascimentale italiana. Nato e morto a Firenze (3 maggio 1469 – 21 giugno 1527), Machiavelli divenne uno storico, diplomatico,…

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Poetry corner - Cattafi

Poetry corner – Cattafi

Bartolo Cattafi was born in 1922 and died in 1979. He graduated in law but worked in advertising in Milan. He published numerous poetry collections;…

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False friends - Part 1

False friends – Part 1

In this edition I’ll alert you to a couple of ‘false friends’ and include a couple of amusing words that are the product of a…

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Nero come...

Nero come…

NERO, un colore poco felice As you can see, black is not a cheerful colour Oggi sono d’umore nero. I’m in a very bad mood…

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