Italy-Brazil 3-2 Side B

Lato B: Penzance

It was always raining in Penzance with its pointy cliffs dotted with flocks of sheep and the gelid sea despite the july sun. She and I were 14 years old and we couldn’t stop singing for a moment.  Our exuberance was captured in a small room on a steep sidestreet with fishermen going [...]

Side A: Head on collision

I thought I was used to them. Head on collisions, I mean. Keeping emotions at bay, a simulated calm, a silent scream in your throat, that anxiety that churns your stomach and leaves you breathless. But I guess I wasn’t. Years and years of the Milan – Inter rivalry hadn’t taught me anything. Years spent [...]