By Massimo Usai A few days ago, I was in France, in Lille. As I walked through the beautiful town French, I threw my eye at a table where the 4 men, all in their 40s and 45s, were about to sit down. Maybe they were destined for a wedding or they’d go back to one, but the fact is, they all had jackets. Everything … Continue reading Libertè, Egalitè, Senzlemanikè! Why white short-sleeved Shirt so popular in France?
By Massimo Usai There are three recent albums, but definitely, three outstanding records to get cradle by the heatwaves keeping cool in a balcony overlooking a sea coast or an Alpine charming silhouette.Of course, without forgetting a fresh, colourful, slightly alcoholic drink, with umbrellas and flags popping up from the glass. Peace Of Love – Kings of Convenience After 12 long years, after no one … Continue reading My 3 Essential Albums For A Great Summer
By Massimo Usai Il nome della rassegna è affascinante: “Le Giornate del Respiro”. Quando azzecchi il nome di una rassegna di cultura, sei gia’ al 50% del target della perfezione organizzativa che ti eri proposto di raggiungere in fase di progettazione. La manifestazione e’ alla sua prima edizione e si svolge a Fluminimaggiore, piccola località del Sulcis, in Sardegna. Tutto quello che viene progettato da … Continue reading 7 Giorni Per Respirare Cultura, Arte, Natura e Turismo in Sardegna.
By Massimo Usai We in Italy do not say ” See you at 7.00 pm “.We say “around 7.00 pm.” And in that approximation, which does not lack precision but wanting to consider all possible fatalities, there is a whole world behind it. Time is a functional variable depending on the type of appointment, of course. Still, in general, this is the Italian philosophy of … Continue reading Time is a functional variable of your life. In the end dependent on how happy you want be in your life.
By Massimo Usai In recent days, the usual “pro-Britain” sirens, recently expanded by new media, such as “Talk Radio” and “GB News”, have tried to show a weakness of the European Union in relations with Britain, which does not exist. Ursula von der Leyen said the EU is united in UK actions and Brexit- and has been proven for at least six years, even if … Continue reading There is nowhere left to hide for Britain and its Prime Minister. Now What?
by Massimo Usai Keep The Change, è il nome di questo blog. Da stasera sarà anche il titolo di un programma radiofonico settimanale che andrà in onda ogni lunedì dalle ore 21 per un’ora in mia compagnia. Questa sotto e’ il promo del programma, ma nei prossimi giorni sara’ possibile anche avere il programma sul blog. Così come il Blog, il programma vuole essere un … Continue reading “Keep the Change”, non solo piu’ Blog, ma anche alla Radio da stasera
By Massimo Usai My “pandemic” year began on the evening of Wednesday, March 05 2020, when I was forced to cancel the air tickets I had purchased a week earlier. The ticket was for an early spring weekend to pass between Rome and Naples. For the first half of that week, I had tried to metabolize and analyze the increasingly disturbing news related to covid-19 … Continue reading My 1˚ year inside a pandemic. What did it leave positive or negative in our deep soul?
By Massimo Usai Respect, equality is what people should show everyday. A player racially abuses a fellow players and gets just a ten-match ban by UEFA. Of course, they show no seriousness in the actions against racism, the is not serious about stamping out racism in football. What’s wrong with throwing a team out of the competitions or even banning the team for two years … Continue reading One Word Sunday: Respect
By Massimo Usai (L’Intervista in italian cliccando qui) When two Italian meets in London, the discussions always go in the same way: some words about Italy and many comments about how we are doing in life. I met Antimo by accident a few years ago. One day, Tony, a good friend of mine, with the sense for the “good things”, insisted on having a Coffee … Continue reading Antimo Magnotta: The “Italian pianist” at the V&A in London proved that life is still worth living.