How To Be A Hero

Ever wondered how to become a hero? Climbing walls, saving old people, changing clothes in a phone booth? That's not quite the kind of hero I had in mind, not quite the ones I'd admire (besides, my favourite one has always been Batman because…

Thoughts On Writing

Narrative hugs and holds readers, which is just what is wanted in these times of dropping newspaper circulation and wandering audience attention.

Looking for the sparks

Hai mai ascoltato il brano di Gustav Holst, “Giove”? Fallo ora, mentre leggi.  E’ un pezzo bellissimo, brioso, fresco, curioso e misto. Caratteristiche che a un certo punto non ben identificato ho perso per favorire l’istituzionalità…