Pesky migraines, caviar, and photos.
- The strongest memory I have of last week is that of a pesky migraine.
- On Friday night, we went to Ikea to buy a few pieces of furniture to organise our room. Being surrounded by Swedish things reminded me that our last holiday was in February 2020, when we visited Jönköping and Stockholm. I felt overwhelmed with memories, sensations, and everything that comes with the prospect of moving to a new country.
- I found comfort in food. Specifically, in a tube of Kalles Kaviar. I spread it on multigrain crispbread on Saturday morning, after a classically sweet Italian breakfast.
- Organising the room meant we're now able to watch our favourite series again. We finished Sex Education, which we enjoyed a lot.
- On Sunday, we visited Crespi d'Adda - Unesco site since 1995 - with friends. The day started quite gloomy, and became sunny in the afternoon. We had lunch by the river Adda: I ate a fritto misto.
- The Ikea products names triggered my curiousity again, so I resumed my studies of the Swedish language. While I'am a it, I'm reviewing my French as well. The starting language is English for both, which probably makes it weird. I see it as a way to learn or maintain three languages at once.
- The radiator in our room is still turned off.
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- Postcards from Emilia-Romagna
- As the region has been hardly hit by heavy rain, floods, and landslides, I want to celebrate it with some pictures taken a few days before it all started. And there are more linked at the end of the post.
- About exhibitions
- Today we saw '100 Fotografie', the photography exhibition dedicated to a selection of work by Elliot Erwitt.
- A perfect day
- Notes and pictures at the end of a long and hot summer. A holiday in Italy.