Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu
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Day 240 – Befana and a nice walk

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Today is the holiday of Befana and wiki tell us her lovely story here. On short she is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of January 5) in a similar way to St Nicholas or Santa Claus. But children get gifts from both Father Christmas and Befana. There was a cool parade downtown today , but unfortunately Ephia had other plans for us, so we just...

Day 200 – What a ride!

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I am amazed that I have reached the two hundred days milestone. I must admit, I didn’t expect it and I still have some reservations that I will cross the finish line and write my final retrospective post; and boy, oh boy it’s going to be such a long one. It’s been and still is a rough ride, sometimes so rough that I would like to wake up two hundred days ago and start all over...

Day 80 – Ephia’s best friend and my never ending project

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I spent almost my entire day concentrating on my daughter and trying to ignore everything that is wrong in my life right now. So, we woke up, washed the dishes together, burst into song while doing it and then got dressed to have our usual cappuccino at our favorite bar from around the corner. Ephia has a lot of friends on this street: the people from the bakery, the people from the tobacco shop...

Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu