Pena o penna?

Pena o penna?

I have in the past reminded you of the importance of sounding double consonants because the same word with a single consonant means something different…

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Rosso di sera...

Rosso di sera…

Red: energy and vitality but also risk, danger and transgression Ma guarda quei bambini come sono in salute: tutti e tre bianchi e rossi. Look…

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To joke or to play?

To joke or to play?

Let’s look at a few words that are similar in both languages but in fact have different meanings. To joke in Italian is fare degli…

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Sono al verde!

Sono al verde!

Green: the colour of hope, youth and nature… mostly… La città ha lasciato un’area verde dove è proibito costruire. The city set aside an urban…

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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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