by Chiara Even as a little kid, I have always wanted to be an adult. I wanted to take decisions for myself. Now that I am a grown up, I am not always so sure about that whole decision-making thing. Of course, being a grown up comes with plenty of pros – the main one being able to eat as much chocolate as you want, whenever you want -, but sometimes it feels overwhelming. As we grow up, the decisions we have to make grow too. And we are now facing a big decision. We know we want to buy … Continue reading Adulting
New day, new destination. Time to spend some days in Italy. Looking forward to some nice and happy days with our families! Continue reading Snapshots from the world…
By Francesco I love my family and I have a great relationship with all my family members. I often write to my mom, who sends me also pictures of my valley and her walks around; I write to my sister, … Continue reading Whatsapping with your parents can be fun…
In the whirlwind of all the (exciting!) new things that are going on in our life – promise we will make a new post soon! – it is good to know where one comes from. And Francesco is very well … Continue reading New horizons… same origins
Over the past two weeks I have been ravenous. I was hungry all the time and just couldn’t stop eating. Most of the time I wanted savoury stuff, but at the end of the meal I inevitably needed a “sweet … Continue reading Double gluten-free recipe of the week!
We organised our little version of #Breaking2 over the weekend. It wasn’t about breaking any 2 – hours, minutes, or legs, but it was about breaking one’s limits – in this case, my time for a half marathon. We picked a course, a pace, and a pacer, and set off to break my PR. No actual race, no other competitors, no medals, no frills. Francesco had come back from his running retreat in Tuscany with a renewed enthusiasm not just for running, which had never faltered, but also for coaching me, which was an outcome as sweet as unexpected. We … Continue reading Our own #Breaking2
By Francesco After a hectic week of work, it’s time to share with you the wonderful experience I had in Tuscany for a 3-day running retreat in the fields surrounding Siena, more precisely on the gravel roads of San Rocco … Continue reading Sun, Champions, Friends, Smiles…and An Awful Lot Of Ks!
by an interpreter married to an interpreter (the one in booth n. 4 on your left) The toothpaste rule You’ll need two separate toothpaste tubes… to avoid quarrelling over who gets to keep the toothpaste: the one who leaves or … Continue reading 10 things to know if your date/partner/spouse is an interpreter
My last flight for the next couple of weeks is finally over, and I can’t wait to get home. But you can either succumb to the umptieth-early-flight stress, or let yourself be surprised by the sun rising over the mountains covered in snow. Couldn’t help but feel a tiny bit closer to my husband who is the only one who truly managed to show me how to see the beauty in nature. Continue reading Leaving on a (jet) plane… ✈️
You climb the mountain in an equilibrium between restlessness and exhaustion. Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance Oh, Sunday. I had almost lost hope you would come. I am still waiting for my husband, but … Continue reading Reporting from my couch – recipe of the week