Cultural adjustment

​ In cross-cultural relationships, a crisis may develop from problems in verbal communications. An article written with Giulia Remorino, psychotherapist, a specialist in ‘cultural adjustment.’ Giulia_remorino@tiscali.it Today, people are moving around more and more all the time. One of the results of this is more cross-cultural relationships, between people of different origins. This sort of…

Artistic values

When restoring a prestige building, cultural content is valuable from every point of view. An article written with Luciano Broglia, architect, lubarch@tiscali.it Luciano Broglia specializes in the renovation and refurbishment of historic buildings. This means buildings dating to before 1900, while not excluding later works, such as those by a renowned designer, or buildings that…

The wooden leg

El Gamba de Legn’: ‘the wooden leg’ is an unusual name for a means of transport. It was the nickname that the people of Milan gave to the first steam-powered tram which started running on 9 September 1878, connecting Milan and Magenta over a distance of about 23 kilometres. But why wooden leg? Apparently the…