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November 29, 2019
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pizza at sorbillo’s

walked around #napoli all day and had #pizza at #sorbillo’s for lunch30-40 minute long line but the original pizza #napolitana was worth itthe base is as thin as paper and has to be eaten w knife and fork, the crust is burnt and mostly left uneaten#pizza #margherita was to … Continue reading

November 28, 2019
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igor mitoraj’s sculptures and artists at volver cafe

#classical #mythical #monumental #sculptures by polish artist #igormitoraj whose dying wish it was that his work be exhibited among the #ruins in #pompeii “Mythological gods and heroes populate the streets and the squares of the city buried by Vesuvius, emerging like dreams from the ruins,” commented Superintendent of … Continue reading

November 27, 2019
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can’t sleep

lying in bed, looking at these dreamy columns of light coming though the window curtains and listening to the sounds of the street below. it’s after 11pm but #naples is still full of life and commotion. not sure what time zone i’m … Continue reading

November 27, 2019
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santo diego

#santodiego – ‘Diego #Maradona’s exquisite technique, poise and breathtaking ability on the ball made him one of the greatest players of all time. But for fans of Napoli, Maradona is more than just a footballer. He’s an idol, a living legend and … Continue reading

November 26, 2019
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Excellent screening of A Thin Wall in London

brilliant screening of #AThinWall, a #film about the #1947 #partition of british #india, at #harrowauditorium @uniwestminster #londonit was organized by #tonguesonfire the wonderful team behind the @ukasianfilmfestival great attendance and interview by rosie thomas, and so lovely to do the first screening ever with my co-producer and friend Surbhi Dewan 

November 25, 2019
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barbican concert: a baroque ensemble

i have to write about yesterday evening. amra and i decided to attend a #barbican #concert, by a canadian period-instrument, #baroque #ensemble: ‘#tafelmusik: love and betrayal.’ it moved seamlessly from dynamic instrumental works by #handel and #vivaldi to #opera. the absolutely astonishing canadian #soprano @karina_gauvin stunned with such moving performances … Continue reading

November 25, 2019
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mince pie and more

had some #mincepie at #pretamanger and the lovely young man helping me gave it to me for free because i was just checking it out he said (‘you’re experimenting’) ??walked in the rain from king’s cross to sir syed ahmed khan’s house where he lived … Continue reading