Blogging, Writing Challenge

Komorebi – my ‘Shinrin Yoku’ challenge

Once again thank you to Ray for her new challenge, this time based on the nourishment from the nature.

I live in Florence, Italy, but no matter how beautiful this city is, there’s almost no nature here. You can find some really nice places in the country outsite the city, but for me nothing’s like the wild, amazing landscapes of south Italy.

I was born and raised in the Calabria region, where the sea and the mountains are extremely easy to reach from every city (in more or less 20 minutes by car).

The Sila (this is how the last part of the Appennino is called) offers wide, wild places where there is nothing but trees. No internet, no phone line, no nothing! It’s the perfect place to relax and just be with nature. Continue reading “Komorebi – my ‘Shinrin Yoku’ challenge”


BoJack Horseman: a journey through depression

Do not mistake this series for a normal comedy show. I’m watching BoJack Horseman on Netflix (I’m about to start the last season) and it’s grabbing me in a way I didn’t expect.

This show is entertaining, dramatic, sad and more real than most TV series. It’s about BoJack Horseman, a Hollywood actor that was in a famous TV show in the 90s, and that after 20 years is still living in the shadow of his past success, without being able to accomplish anything else.

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Backintherain, Blogging

Some trivia facts about writing a gay thriller (random post #2)

For this Sunday post, I thought I’d tell you some interesting facts about me and my experience of writing and publishing my book “Back in the rain

A tormented history

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Sweet dreams are made of this (random post #1)

lucid dream is a dream during which the dreamer is aware that they are dreaming. During lucid dreaming, the dreamer may be able to have some control over the dream characters, narrative, and environment.

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Blogging, Character design

Author confession: why there are so many redheads in my writing

This came out as a joke between me and some friends, a couple of months ago.

Whatever you write, there’s at least one character with red hair in your stories. Do you have a thing for gingers or what?”

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Backintherain, Inspiration

5 things that inspired “Back in the rain”

As you probably know by now, I’m a helpless otaku for anime, manga, videogames and tv shows!

These are a few things that inspired my book and that I’d like to review here on the blog in the near future.

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