Monthly Archives: October 2010

Palatino

We know we’ve lived somewhere for too long when we stop seeing what’s around us. It must take a long time for that to happen in Rome, if it ever does….. It is usually when I get tired of the … Continue reading

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Autumn

Today is the first day of autumn, first day of rain and first day wearing a coat after four months of uninterrupted sunshine. There are still a few resilient mosquitos around biting us. Still, we’re not ready for the cold … Continue reading

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The art of Power Point Presentation

In the last decade, Power Point Presentations  or PPPs have become a standard tool of communication, used everywhere from business conferences to weddings. They use images and texts together to convey a message or inform a wide audience. But PPP … Continue reading

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Rome’s hidden cinema

Cinema has always featured heavily in Rome. In the second half of the 20th century, the city has produced some of Italy’s greatest film directors and films, but unfortunately, even in Rome, the art movies are being replaced by Hollywood … Continue reading

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