Sant'Ambrogio

The wanderer, the explorer, the saint

Sunday morning in Milan, 08.30 am. The city awakens in this very moment. Shops and cafes are opening, people jogging or walking their dogs. I have been wandering for 2 hours, so far.

When I left my bed, this morning, it was 6.25 am. I sat on the bed and contemplated the sun light glowing over the curtain of my windows. Then, I went out. Continue reading

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Navigli

Il Giardino Conchetta Verde

Not far from Via San Gottardo, after taking via Pavia and turning in via Troilo afterwards, the ruins of some building bombed during the W.W. 2, later demolished, provided the necessary space to create a small garden with benches, trees and flowers. There I found this lovely decorated tree that reminded me of some older games I used to play when I was a child. Continue reading

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Ekonoclastia

Economic History of Greed

It is difficult to say what came first: was it greed or was it capital? According to most credited historians, greed lays at the core of the original capital accumulation, dating back to the XVth and XVIth centuries. Even though there is much evidence  that greed is an element shared equally throughout history, my first experience of it dates back to the early 90’s, when I was a child at primary school. Continue reading

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