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My Mother Meets A Famous Italian Tenor Posted by on Sep 5, 2016

Often, whilst working at the telaio (loom, see this post), I find myself daydreaming. And so it was that, weaving and dreaming, a memory came back to me, a story from my mother’s childhood that she used to tell us when we were kids. This story would bring tears to my eyes every time I…

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My Grandmother’s War Diary Posted by on Sep 13, 2013

“7-1-43 Arrivo a Pesaro. Le bambine e mio padre stanno bene. Siamo vivi grazie a Dio! Il viaggio è finito!” (Arrival in Pesaro. The girls and my father are well. We are alive thank to God! The journey is over!) These words are taken from the very succinct  diary that my grandmother kept during the…

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