Since I was a little girl I have always been proud to be a female and this feeling just increased as I grew older. I was born in the late 60’s so I have already witnessed several changes in society, even if they have been slower than I was thinking they would be. Since we entered the 21st century though it seems that something must have sped up the process a bit, especially in this last decade.
Going back to my ‘media fasting’ After the events of last month, I am referring mainly to the start of the US President’s administration on 20th January and the Women’s Marches around the world to protest against a misogynist head of state … Read more
Summer: the symbol of motherhood Since we are in Summer I thought to talk about a subject that for women can be very sensitive and painful. Summer corresponds to the ovulatory phase in a woman’s cycle which is when a woman can conceive, … Read more
I was a city dweller for a long time … I was born half a century ago in Turin, a big city in the North of Italy where I lived continuously till I was 32, except for holidays. After working in the Maldives … Read more
We are in February, the month of love ‘par excellence’ and of course a very big commercial opportunity. I remember when I was a teenager and then later on a young woman how I felt when St Valentine’s would approach. All my uncertainty, self-doubt … Read more
It is cold, windy, damp, freezing, snowy, muddy, humid, uncomfortable, challenging, solitary, disheartening, raw, harsh, tough, misty and … The list can go on and on … This is what I feel in winter and I wish I were an animal and could hibernate … Read more