Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu
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Day 293 – Common sense

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There is this small thing that drives me crazy when it comes to Florentine teenagers. I am sure that what I am about to recount happens in many other countries, but I am just not used to this type of behavior and I will never be ok with it. The story goes back to the days when my belly was a giant basketball hitting everything in its path. During my pregnancy I had to use the bus a lot and at...

Day 236 – Busy little bee

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I feel the need to be creative and since I’ve been having some great couple of days I decided to give myself a treat and create a new story. It seems that every day I meet new people, even if they don’t speak to me, even if they just glance at me once, or keep their eyes blocked into their smartphones. They are all interesting people, with stories worth telling, with baggage no one...

Day 59 – The story of my good friend, the stranger

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While in the hospital, I’ve met a friend. Someone who’s name or suffering I don’t know but I felt close to him instantly. It’s weird to find yourself being touched by a stranger, a person whom you’ve never seen before nor will you ever see again. The first day, when they were settling me into my room, I saw him walking very slowly on the hallway with two surgical drains attached to him; I was...

Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu