Maybe it was one Monday morning that his melancholic headache from the last night's drinking convinced him to quit his job. He used to wear his uniform and go to the bank every day. On the weekends, he went out with his friends and had fun. His salary was not bad; it could pay his … Continue reading Stories of people (Valentin)
I was talking to a friend of mine yesterday. He was about to visit Rome for a few days. "What a life! I'm not excited to go to Rome!" he told me. Maybe it's a fact that when things come too easy, it makes us less excited. Perhaps if I was not living in Italy, … Continue reading Sabaudia, not far from home…
Two years ago, at this time, I was preparing myself to study abroad. I was going to have my IELTS exam on January 11th, 2020, while I was determined to learn art somewhere in Europe. 11 months later, after lots of ups and downs, I ended up beginning my master's in astrophysics and cosmology in … Continue reading Fear of leaving home
Last year, when I was sitting behind my desk making applications for different universities abroad, I could imagine how my life would change if I came to another country. But I wasn't thinking of how other people's lives might also change. At that time, the last thing that came to my mind was not surely … Continue reading Do you have it all?
In early June, I had a party at my place. I invited many people and I made them Iranian food. There were 14 people and I cooked everything on my own. There were Russians, Italians, Brazilians, Ukrainian, Malaysian, and one Iranian person. I guess they all liked the food a lot. I also had so … Continue reading Can we really live a fingerprint on the lives that we touch?
Living in a cosmopolitan atmosphere has led me to notice a few differences between nations. Never can I generalize people only by their nationality. But undoubtedly only an Iranian can understand what it feels like to be nervous for several months in a row just worrying about a visa. How it feels like when your … Continue reading What color is your passport?
There is an enormous difference in Italy's atmosphere when it comes to colours describing the Covid-19 pandemic. Red is always an unpleasant situation. The one that made my life miserable, but now it is the yellow zone and things have changed. Many people are having meals together in bars or restaurants, sitting outside, laughing out … Continue reading Differences I have noticed in Italy so far