Scrivere in Italiano

Ho aggiunto al mio blog una categoria chiamata “Italiano”, perché sono italiana e ho deciso che è arrivato il momento di utilizzare questo blog per scrivere anche nella mia lingua. Beccatevi ‘sto monologo. Italiano vs Inglese Spesso mi viene chiesto perché, da studentessa italiana del liceo classico, ho deciso di mollare tutto, mollare l’Italia e … More Scrivere in Italiano

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Why dancing is great for you: interview with dancer and dance therapist Elisa Pittella

You all know I’ve been banging on about the physical and mental benefits of dancing, but I’ve been talking about my own experience – and that could just be me being crazy. So I spoke to Elisa Pittella, dancer, instructor and dance movement therapy facilitator (and also a documentary style family photographer) to give you a … More Why dancing is great for you: interview with dancer and dance therapist Elisa Pittella

A Healthy Day in Carnaby

When thinking of Carnaby Street, the word “bliss” doesn’t often come to mind. Carnaby is cool, fun, full of yummy restaurants and binge-worthy shops… but damn, it’s busy. Still, on a sunny Autumn Sunday morning, I managed to discover Carnaby’s chill side in the Marshall Street Leisure Centre‘s stunning Hot Yoga Studio. My Sunday started … More A Healthy Day in Carnaby

A year in Australia: Expectations vs. Reality

So here I am, back home in Sardinia for the summer before heading to London for a PhD in Criminology. My year in Australia has been wonderful, unexpected, challenging. Still, I went there with a bunch of expectations that… well… were not very realistic. Because I want to prepare you, here’s my expectation vs. reality … More A year in Australia: Expectations vs. Reality

Where an anxious chick goes on holiday

What if I go on holiday and I don’t have fun? What if something goes wrong?What if the pizza man thinks my voice sounds dumb? These are all perfectly useless questions I have been asking myself and the poor friends and family who’ve bothered coping with my anxiety since 1992 (or when I began talking, … More Where an anxious chick goes on holiday

Melbourne CBD

Disclaimer: you might notice that the best restaurants listed here tend to be Asian fusion – that’s because that’s Melbourne at its best, experimenting with all the different flows of immigration and turning people’s histories into creative approaches to food. Here are my fav CBD spots. EAT Gingerboy  Asian fusion fun type bar near Chinatown … More Melbourne CBD

Musings about solo travel in Melbourne

Many writers have talked about the power of travelling solo and I’m not sure reading one more post about it will change your life. But what are personal blogs and social media if not an excuse to overshare in a kinda socially acceptable way? So here’s what this post is about actually. Fuck social media … More Musings about solo travel in Melbourne