A freedom made of laughs

A freedom made of laughs

Thinking about freedom these days makes me laugh. A laugh full of unbelief. This week, Thony Da Silva, managing partner of Pizzolante have taken part in a webinar organized by Corporate Excellent about the Report in LATAM “Focusing the Future: Trends in...
The natural rhythm of being

The natural rhythm of being

Walking is beautiful and it is an activity that I do almost every day. I walk in the park, I go to the gardens next to my house, I move towards the lake or other areas when I can; I also walk in the city in the quieter neighborhoods. I like to observe places, see how...
The empty “I”

The empty “I”

In these days of isolation, after observing the behavior of society in the face of events, I came to the conclusion – obvious, on the other hand – that the individuals who compose it are the same people who entered the quarantine 40 days ago. The...
An extraordinary awakening

An extraordinary awakening

Today is a beautiful day: it’s sunny outside, daisies are waving in the meadow and trees color the landscape with new leaves. Nature seems more shining than ever. It seems to me that it has returned to be the real protagonist, here, on Earth. It seems to me that...
Saint Francis from Assisi and Mantua

Saint Francis from Assisi and Mantua

  To honor the figure of St. Francis and to create a Franciscan community, a small church was built in the city of Virgil. A place where to pray, simple, which followed and mirrored the philosophy of Brother Francis, and closed to the lakes of the city. And this...
Mantua by night

Mantua by night

  Visiting a city does not just mean know its monuments, historic buildings, art and history. Visiting a city also means living it, being with its inhabitants,  in its everyday life and in its habits. For example, the Notte Bianca (litteraly the White Night) can be an...
Montmartre in Mantua

Montmartre in Mantua

In the heart of the Po Valley, a few kilometers from the river Po, there is Montmartre, just the district of Paris: it happened in Quistello, a pretty town in the province of Mantua.   On the last Sunday of August, Quistello became Montmartre with a festival entirely...
The Buskers Festival in Mantua

The Buskers Festival in Mantua

The cities of Mantua and Ferrara are linked thorugh the History and marriages between the Gongaza and Este families (at the time of the Lordships/Seignoria); they are geographically closed and the Po river is one of the roads that connects them; they are sisters in...