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Happy New Year

Happy 2009Photo by Giulia Torra

2008 was a strange year. It is said: leap year, funeral year.
I have tried to understand what good things it has brought me, and the good things are very few indeed.
One very important that changed my life.


Dopo aver passato una vigilia lavorativa tremenda, Babbo Nachele mi ha portato tanti regali, di cui tre inaspettati. Uno è quello che merito di meno, ma che mi ha reso finalmente meno tecnodisabile: questa meraviglia. Gli altri due mi hanno dato l'impressione che si fossero messi d'accordo prima, ma è...

Merry Christmas

(One of my favourite Christmas songs).

Gift idea

Since games along the lines of Monopoly are all the rage this year, my recommendation is this magnificent strenna for which we have Metilparaben to thank: Vaticanopoly, to print, cut out and play ad nauseam, and to give to friends for Christmas.
Perfect for those who have been reduced to last-minute gift-giving, a real never-without....

Letter to Sandy Claws

Dear Sandy Claws,
I haven’t written to you for a long time, I know.
I don’t know if you think I have been good this year.
I am writing to you because I need you.

Remember the present I asked for? I never got it, but obviously, the post office has some problems.
So this year,...

Hello there

Ecco il classico post per dire: ci sono, non sono sparita, è solo che non so cosa scrivere. Ci sono pessime notizie e notizie buone, ma niente di eclatante. Potrei solo dire che non sento un granchè il Natale quest'anno, con la crisi che c'è, ma parlare della crisi mi...

Nuntio vobis

I interrupt (ahem) to point out that Mendez finally has a blog too.
Yes, yes, OK: I am pointing him out to you because, in addition to having been an excellent work colleague for me, he is a very knowledgeable person (from whom I have learnt so much) and intelligent, but also a fantastic designer.
In short,...