December 28, 2018

That week between Christmas and New Year is known in our house as the Festival of In Between. It is a curious, untethered time when people don’t know what day it is, or whether the shops are open or not.

Rather than questioning who we are and why we exist at all, we try...

November 28, 2017

So many people live under the delusion that Italians are laid back, spontaneous, easy-going people. Nothing could be further from the truth. In a country where road rules are merely helpful suggestions, an Italian’s life is regulated by a multitude of dictates – some a...

November 28, 2017

I was once introduced as a “professional Italian”.  At first, I bristled. Then, I acquiesced, proud to champion my cultural heritage. I felt I had finally earned some gravitas, an authority to speak on matters Italian. I imagined the flood of awards from the Ministero...

Please reload

Recent Posts

March 30, 2020

December 17, 2019

Please reload

Archive

Please reload

©2017 BY ROSA MATTO WRITES. PROUDLY CREATED WITH WIX.COM

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now