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Maboneng

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Il debutto (credo) su un sito italiano di uno dei quartieri più interessanti e dinamici di Johannesburg: Maboneng. Ecco il link dove vi parlo di cibo, di street art e della nazione arcobaleno.   Annunci

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Art on wall

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At least one month ago I took nice pictures of some works of a South African artist. His name is Nelson Makamo. Afterwards, I wasn’t able to match the pictures with the words. I mean, with something really remarkable. Then, … Continua a leggere

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Back to the days of 50s

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Year 1952. In US, Vivien Leigh wins the Academy Awards as Best Actress for her performance in the movie version of “A Streetcar Named  Desire“. In Italy, the writer Italo Calvino publishes the novel “The Cloven Viscount” and  the first Italian TV news is on … Continua a leggere

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Money, money, money Must be funny in the rich man’s world

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Every time I hear the word “mine” I start to think few things. Here they are, not necessarily in this order: it is supposed that one of my great-granparents, miner at the beginning of the twentieth century, did not come … Continua a leggere

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

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Closest friends of mine know that I’m a clumsy drawer. As far as I can remember this kind of skill was missing from the early beginning. On my notebooks terrible patterns were drawn for the entire period of primary school … Continua a leggere

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Let’s celebrate

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I don’t know if it was the strong appeal of tons of fried food, the fascinating ceremony of the red lanterns or the crackling fireworks, but for the first time since I moved to Johannesburg, I had the pleasure to … Continua a leggere

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Inside the tallest cylindrical skyscraper in Africa

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I don’t want to seem vain but I got a good memory. Well, not for all kind of things, but I can keep in mind bizarre situations happened in the past or unusual things read in books or magazines for … Continua a leggere

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