food, wine and poetry

Writers are finally here, and they are working really hard. Le scrittrici finalmente sono arrivate e stanno lavorando duro. They are writing and writing. Scrivono e scrivono. And writing and writing. E scrivono e scrivono. Everywhere and always. Dappertutto e sempre. And they are looking forward to share some of their writing with you. E non vedono l’ora […]

“summertime and the livin’ is easy”

it is summer. we enjoy the full pack: the sun is ON.  it didn’t rain for the last couple of weeks. finally the plants and trees got a brake. it is important to mention it, because it rained again at dawn. the great thing is that the lake and the river are not only for site seeing. […]


OZU. Officina Zone Umane. Un luogo nel luogo, ombelico sorgivo che sviluppa arte e soprattutto vita. Un’alchimia di anime che si riconoscono attraverso lo sguardo comune della condivisione. Una strada aperta a chiunque voglia sperimentare il mondo senza muri e confini. Un cielo che funge da coreografia a questa ex fabbrica di caramelle, ancora intrisa […]

215 Years

Life, Death and Miracles of 1799 By Alfonso Sessa 10 years after the French revolution a small bunch of intellectuals, poets, journalists, lawmakers, revolted against Ferdinando IV of Borbone. A noble woman established a newspaper: unfortunately the people was illiterate. An eminent lawmaker wrote the first constitution of the Republic of Naples: unfortunately the Neapolitans were monarchist. A doctor of the Borbone’s court decided to cure the […]

Talking to wheat – an Italian weekend with Dr. Uri Mayer-Chissick

Getting to know the people, the food, the crafts and the culture It is all about us, our bodies and our health. (And of course our community, environment and nature) Don’t you think we should have a good experience with every single crumble we put in our mouth? Don’t you think we could live in symbiosis with […]

Changing Places, Different Faces

Changing Places, Different Faces is a trans-national project UK- Italy. From 4th to 9th of July 2013, Dom, Barney, Michael, Luke, Henry, Tom, Josie, Freya, Daisy, Linzi and Mila from UK came to visit us and work on the project together with Cristina, Paolo, Adriano, Danilo, Beatrice, Stefano, Damiano, Edoardo, Marta and Emanuele from Monteleone. The […]