I miss traveling so much, that despite being very backward with the English part, despite being writing little lately and relying mostly on the reblog, I decided to add a new topic. It is a perversion of life to make more and more commitments than necessary, to start new projects while not having closed … Continua a leggere “«To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.»- Aldous Huxley”
“mom is always Mom”
Still one of the best.
“Mum” is, according to statistics, the most common word in the world, the first word that children pronounce, sometimes replaced by “poop”, and more rarely “daddy”. It is, if you are lucky like me, the person who will always stand by you, the one that does not matter how many times you will fall she will always put you back on your feet, she will cook for you the best foods and admonish you without ever getting really angry. The one that even if you are thirty, rolls the covers if you’re sick, the one that buy you a gift from time to time and never ask for anything back, she will give you herself.
I repeat, we must be lucky!
Because I have seen around a lot of dysfunctional mothers, from the mother-friend who grows up her daughter as a kind of younger sister and creates a very…
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“Who is the number 67?”
“Shutter Island”, by Dennis Lehane, edited in Italy with the ambiguous name of “The island of fear”, ambiguous because with this title, I would have expected a classic horror. Instead, it is a captivating psychological thriller, 345 pages of novel, set on Shutter Island as revelead by the title, a mysterious island reachable just by a ferryboat that doesn’t even have precise schedules. A former prison, now home to a criminal psychiatric sanatorium.
Actually, thinking about it, the island is quite frightening!
surrounded by an autumn storm, I’ve decidedto talk about a book that could be the symbol of the psychological thriller, a novel that holds on its toes, confuses, puts anxiety and fear such as “and if it happened to me?” but at the same time reassures for the remote era in which it is set, for the distance with the reality “it would never happen to me”.
You must probably know the movie that was made out of it, but I promise that reading the book, while sitting on the armchair, is much worth I’m talking about “Shutter Island”, by Dennis Lehane, edited in Italy with the ambiguous name of “The island of fear”, ambiguous because with this title, I would have expected a classic horror. Instead, it is a captivating psychological thriller, 345 pages of novel, set on Shutter Island as revelead by the…
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“To write is a dangerous job”
It's Winter, full night, the sky has decided to come down in buckets while lightning and thunder are breaking down. A sudden drop in current almost makes me scream, I can barely keep from running into my parents’ bed as I did as a child. But it is certainly not the storm that terrifies me, … Continua a leggere “To write is a dangerous job”