Ciccioli (or grasòl as we called them in our local dialect) are one of the many delicious food specialities from the Italian region where I live: Emilia Romagna. I am really lucky to live in the countryside of this amazing region and every now and then I have the chance to attend folkore events where artisans […]Read more "Acàmia | Traditional grasòl (pork rinds) making"
“Mom, our Christmas cookies are all grey this year!” The mother smiled and replied: “You know that I like grey, in all its shades, don’t you ..” “Yes,I know you do, but I do not like it! And it is boring, sad, always the same ..” protested the girl, looking gloomily at the black and […]Read more "Wishing you a colorful Christmas …"
Every now and then I take the train from my hometown to visit Bologna aka “La Dotta” (the Savant) home of the oldest University in the world. Bologna is also known for its defensive towers (originally 180, now only 20) and its 38 kilometres (24 miles) of porticoes in the city’s historical centre (over 45 km (28 mi) in the […]Read more "Bologna la dotta"
Seeking refuge by the heat under a blanket of fluffy clouds of flowers. The sun found me and I caught his golden rays on a silver mirror Here they are, for you Let your Summer Holidays shine SilviaRead more "Splende | Summer holidays"
August is almost here and everybody in Italy is leaving for holidays. Mine are already over – June was the month when I left the hills where I leave to go to the seaside in Riccione (Italy) searching for a little relief from my – and my daughter’s – allergy. This year, June had a […]Read more "Riccione Unexpected"
It is been a while since I last wrote a post. Many things happened, as usual, all together creating a big confused and crazy bundle of creativity and emotions. It happened that my life changed, for a long while – and it is still not over- as a reflection of what happened in the life […]Read more "Exhibiting at Fotografia Europea 2013"
I know that the title of this post cannot be understood by my non Italian readers. Furthermore, if you try to translate it with Google, the outcome is “Each Snout is beautiful mother in soy” which is really NOT its meaning! 🙂 “Ogni scarrafone è bello a mamma soja” are lyrics from a well known […]Read more "Ogni scarrafone è bello a mamma soja | silviacasali photography"