ENGLISH/ITALIAN Those who say that traveling is nice should try to enter a foreign country these times, with two cats, a train and a taxi. It would be easier to join NASA and go to […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN What can be a brilliant solution, in the middle of a Lockdown, when you rented an unfurnished house and have only three days to move in, with furniture shops closed and even the beloved […]
To Everybody around the world!
ENGLISH/ITALIAN “Why don’t we rent that lovely house near the Golf Club?” “Because we have two sporty cats, and we like to let them outside…” ITALIAN – Quella Casa Accanto al Golf Club “Perché non […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN Two months was all that we had to leave the beloved USA and reach the UK before the Brexit did. The invite came from West Yorkshire, the bright green region in the north of […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN I have to admit my absolute lack of control over my socks. I never know where they are, where they go, often neither who they are. It’s like if a liberal, enlarged family in […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – On 16 February 2019 we brought LittReant in California. Already well in display on the Book‘s front page, she insisted to pose at the Star Walk and at the Chinese Theather, the most […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN Beta is the latest storm arisen in the Gulf of Mexico, a future as a hurricane, perhaps. She is slow, white, and hypnotic. Thinking of those enormous, rotating clouds, that taken together are big […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN I have started to practice Yoga meditation, and the first glimpses of truth are coming my way… ITALIAN Anch’io ho iniziato a fare meditazione, e i primi bagliori di verità stanno arrivando…
ENGLISH/ITALIAN Augustina is a charming Middle Eastern kitty, intense, intelligent, and wise. When she looks at you, lingering for minutes, she seems to be reading your soul. She asks for things with her eyes and […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN My cat Melinda has such a fiery temper that could have the fur made up of flames and it would seem completely natural. She is a bully, a deadly hunter, and a hilarious companion, […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN We are trying to make up for the Hairdressers’ closure in this period of isolation. We hope they come back to work soon! ITALIAN …Stiamo provando a rimediare all’assenza dei parrucchieri. Spero torniate presto […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN With the stress through the roof and a thousand things to do… wouldn’t you love to have a big Mom Cat taking care of yourselves? ITALIAN Con lo stress alle stelle e mille cose […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN What do people really fear in times of crisis? ITALIAN Di cosa ha davvero paura la gente, in tempi di crisi?
ENGLISH/ITALIAN …Current CoronaVirus effects in our family: Dry eyes due to intense internet browsing Soap-induced hand dehydration Generalized paranoia Cats annoyed by the mandatory use of masks ITALIAN …Questi al momento gli effetti del CoronaVirus […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN What is the real ingredient for weirdness? Soon after my arrival in Houston, I met this guy at the supermarket, dressed in a rabbit costume. He was a bit overweight, his posture expressing all […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN …When they told me “Your idea is Bunk”, I was almost certain that it was a compliment. Then I searched the Slang Dictionary… ITALIAN …Quando mi hanno detto “Your idea is Bunk”, ero quasi […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN AND, OR,… BUT. This unespected alternative to the usual logic operators “AND. OR, NOT” comes from a student of mine. And I cannot help but being fashinated, stop for a bit and ponder it. […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN After six months, the contract for the utilities of my home in Tuscany was finally activated! We should have understood since the beginning that the paperwork had been entrusted to Santa Claus! ITALIAN Dopo […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN …Very well thank you! After twenty-two hours of breath meditation I am near to Enlightenment! ITALIAN …Benissimo, grazie! Dopo ventidue ore di meditazione sul respiro sono vicina all’Illuminazione!
ENGLISH/ITALIAN It was the fault of the happy Christhmas music if my haidresser got excited and shaved my hair off. Hopefully they will grow back soon! ITALIAN Tutta colpa delle canzoncine di Natale se la […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN On Halloween night this year no children knocked at our door. We were ready, after the last experience without candies in which we had to hide in the living room with lights off not […]
[With English note at the bottom] Vedi anche: https://ruggeropellegrin.com/2019/11/03/closing-time-the-remake/ Mezzodí da Ashley, Sento scrosciar l’usci. La messicana stanca reca uguali il secchio e il ghigno, e guarda te, che sulle spine siedi, per misurar di colazione il resto. Oh, come vorrei […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – Diners are special places here in America. Often opened 24/7, they serve perfect cooked eggs and genuine food, enormous to-go red cups of very hot coffee and the smiles of employees ready to […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – Atina is a young New Generation Zombie, smart and appealing. One of the main charachters of the Book “Racconti Brevi” (in Italian only, for now). ITALIAN Atina è una giovane Zombie di nuova […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – When Ruggero flew to Houston to reach the new work location, on August 2017, Hurricane Harvey had left the area heavily flooded… ITALIAN Quando ad Agosto 2017 Ruggero è partito per Houston diretto […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – …On 8 of April 2018 I permanently reached the New World and imediately discovered that a kind of Lavagia was also there: the Texan Lavagia. If you are curious, seek the Lavagia among […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – The short tale “Egisto and its Varicous veins”, part of the book “Short Tales“, was born from nothing. The same nothing that is inside the mind of the young Bosso, main carachter of […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – The newly built, futuristic palace at Dammam’s gates was not able to bear the the first heavy rain. It flooded on the very day of its inauguration. ITALIAN Non ha retto il […]
ENGLISH/ITALIAN – How many childern do my Arabic friends have? Many… so many, God bless them! ITALIAN Quanti figli hanno le mie amiche arabe? Tanti… tantissimi, che Dio le benedica!