Walls and Bridges

Walls and Bridges

While bicycling alone through Italy in the winter of 1981, I met an elderly bicycle mechanic in the outskirts of Naples. I explained to him,…

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Visiting the Moon

Visiting the Moon

I’ve written before about how Pia and I “discovered” the south, and mediterranean hospitality, about our pleasure in returning that hospitality to our many guests…

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The Child is father to the Man

The Child is father to the Man

I assume every kid thinks his own family is normal and that it defines normality. Maybe our first experiences of diversity in society come from…

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Of magic mushrooms and philosopher kings

Of magic mushrooms and philosopher kings

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return Nat King Cole “Nature Boy” So we returned to Germany…

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DANCE FIRST, THINK LATER. IT'S THE NATURAL ORDER. A SUGGESTION OF SAMUEL BECKETT

DANCE FIRST, THINK LATER. IT’S THE NATURAL ORDER. A SUGGESTION OF SAMUEL BECKETT

(Italiano) E mentre il mondo prendeva forme inedite e colori nuovi, mentre i corpi si ingrandivano, espandendosi nell’aura intorno, gli occhi più aperti a contenere lo sguardo sorridente di noi pubblico, sostando sull’incoraggiamento di un ‘wow’ o rimbalzando sulla risate a gola spiegata, piano piano uno spazio interiore ha cominciato ad affacciarsi, a sporgersi oltre. Infinitesimale la vibrazione dentro, fino al farsi percepibile di un cambiamento, forse un’apertura.

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