February 4, 2023 | Rome, Italy

On a stalled planet

One friend, an influential member of European mass media, bemoans the disappearance of what he calls “fluidity.” Another, far younger [...]


My brother died on September 16 at the age of 89, and I will miss him terribly. Despite the significant [...]

Dog days

These are the dog days of Rome’s traditionally scalding summers. It is hotter than July because it’s one step further [...]