April came and went. Autumn is here at last. I know it sounds odd for anyone on the Northern hemisphere, and that's something I am blatantly failing getting used to. What's really exciting, instead, are my new Ups and Downs for the month!
In the past Century, fashion turned its back on us. Instead of covering our bodies, helping us to playfully deceive others' gaze upon our 'imperfections', it now brings them under the spotlight. If bountiful rewards are what you are seeking, then you will need someone who preach sacrifice and penance: personal trainers as new spiritual advisers and saviours.
Someone said that, if people were free to do as they pleased, they would imitate one another. The simple feeling of being inadequate, or jealous of someone else, clearly means that it’s impossible for individuals not to affiliate with others. Conformity, to a certain extent, is welcome and necessary.
It comes as no surprise that, when you've been living in the same place all your life, every daily habit becomes normality. The truth is that such behaviour is not the same everywhere around the world. So, consider this your little handy guide for visiting Italy, or Australia. Just a quick heads up, you will not find any of the following content on a tour guide. You're welcome.