Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Monday, 19 June 2017

A BRIEF HISTORY OF 20th CENTURY MUSIC




Like Benny, I love Rock’n’Roll! Have you read her posts? (part I & part II)
Rock 'n' roll was born in the USA in the 1950s. It was a mixture of blues and country music. Elvis Presley was the first rock 'n' roll superstar.

Sunday, 18 June 2017

THAT’S SO RAVEN IS COMING BACK!




Ladies and gentleman,  I’m glad to announce Raven Baxter’s return! When I was a child I always watched “That’ so Raven” on Tv, and when I heard there would be a sequel I was so happy because Raven Baxter was part of my childhood . Hearing  about this news you can have two reactions:

Saturday, 17 June 2017

THE THIRD MILLENNIUM SHERLOCK HOLMES!





If you are a fan of mystery stories and you love Manga, this is the right article for you! Detective Conan is here!! This comic, created by Gosho Aoyama in 1996, is famous all over the world. For this reason, an animated version was released. Now the Anime of Detective Conan is one of the most watched.

Friday, 16 June 2017

REIGN: LONG LIVE THE QUEEN!




To be a fair king or queen is not easy. You have many duties, you have to defend and protect your people and, sometimes, you have to make choices for the sake of your country, even if they don’t make you happy.

Thursday, 15 June 2017

SONGS TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE



Artists, especially singers, when the world experiences periods of difficulty, give a hand doing what they know best. These are among the most famous songs that were meant to help the world to become a better place!

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

YOU TUBE’S ANCESTOR: MY SPACE!


WHAT IS IT?

MySpace can be considered   YouTube’s ancestor. Before YouTube, ,Facebook and Twitter, MySpace was the social network par excellence. Thanks to this social, a lot of present-day artists became famous; for example Mika, Adele, Lilly Allen put their songs on this site. But after a great period of success the popularity of MySpace started declining.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF CLOWNTHERAPY



Clownteraphy is a program in health care facilities involving visits from especially trained clowns. They are called “clown doctors”. Those visits to hospitals have been shown to help in lifting patients moods with the positive power of hope and humor .

Sunday, 11 June 2017

BILLIONS, TRICKS AND DEALS!




Supercars, luxurious houses, swimming pools, helicopters and private jets: everyone would like to have these properties and enjoy them. The question is: do money and riches make you happy?

Saturday, 10 June 2017

WELCOME TO COACHELLA


If you want to have fun with your friends and you like all kinds of music COACHELLA FESTIVAL MUSIC It's the perfect party for you. It's a music festival that takes place every year in California, in the United States of America. Usually it's a 2-3 days long event (usually in April). The festival features several music groups that play different genres, with a preference for electronic, rock, indie and hip hop music.

Friday, 9 June 2017

A TIMELESS FAIRY TALE: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, FROM THE CARTOON TO THE MOVIE


Disney always bewitches us with its fantastic stories, proposing its great classics again in live action! Beauty and the Beast is a fairy tale that everyone has watched at least once, this is the strongest point of the movie: we all may turn back in time, when we spend time seeing these wonderful stories.
Everyone knows the enchanting story of Belle and Beast, but if you don’t … click here.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

TOTTI’S DAY: FAREWELL, CAPTAIN!


Last Sunday many Italian people watched Totti's tears  during his last ride around the football field as    ''Roma's Captain''. ''Time has come'' Totti said in a post-match speech, from the centre of the pitch, in front of almost 60,000 fans inside the 'Stadio Olimpico'

The weeping of ''er Pupone'' (Italian people call him  this way) was accompanied by the soundtrack of the movie  ''The Gladiator''; his hug to his children, The King Lion song,  Ennio Moricone's music, Francesco Totti's  close-up face on the giant screen and when the songs by Antonello Venditti started from the speakers of the Olimpic Stadium, we were all in tears.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Monday, 5 June 2017

MESSI VS RONALDO






Hello world! We are Gabriele and GB and today we’d like to tell you how Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, the best footballers in the world, lived before they became famous. If you are a football lover, go on reading.

Sunday, 4 June 2017

JAZZ IS... FEELING! LOUIS ARMSTRONG


Everybody should know him... but if you don't, no problem! We are here to introduce him to you! 
Ladies and gentleman, he is the amazing, the unique, the inimitable... Louis Armstrong!!!

Saturday, 3 June 2017

CAVES, CAVES AND MORE CAVES!


If you wish a unique trip, you should absolutely go and visit caves in Italy. Our country boasts a big quantity of awesome caves, almost all accessible. There are caverns with compelling landscapes placed especially in the subsoil where there is always a cool climate. Speleological tourism has developed in Italy during the last years. Before an excursion you’d better be sure to have the necessary equipment: a pair of trekking shoes, appropriate clothing, a good flashlight and, finally,   a reliable guide.

Friday, 2 June 2017

THE HISTORY OF THE JOKER!

Quick everybody! Take your seats and enjoy the ride! We are going to dive into the world of the craziest yet, most loved and famous villain of all, the Joker.
Now a lot of you already know this character, I mean who doesn't at this point?
He is one of the most famous pop culture character ever created, with many fans even outside of the comic books field.
But now let's see how he came to be.

Thursday, 1 June 2017

WELCOME TO "PIANA DELLE ORME", A WWII EXHIBITION

Thanks to school you can make lots of new experiences and learn a great deal about the past. A very special way to learn about the past is going on a school trip.  On 27th March we visited the “Piana delle Orme Museum" where you can get to know quite a bit about 20th century history and, especially, WWII.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

HOW TO ORGANIZE AN EXCURSION



Do you want to organize a full immersion in nature or an excursion ? We think you should follow our advice.

Monday, 29 May 2017

BARCELONA...THINGS TO KNOW

                                                    
Hello guys! I’m back to tell you about some curiosities... Let’s start from the first point:

GAUDì’S ART

In the “Sagrada Familia” the use of organic forms reflects the forms Gaudì found in nature. He used to say that there is no better structure than the trunk of a tree or a human skeleton.

DEAD POETS SOCIETY



There are some films that if you watch them for the first time at the right age have the capacity to inspire you : Dead Poets Scociety is one of those.

Saturday, 27 May 2017

NETFLIX: BINGE WATCHING (AND LEARNING ENGLISH) HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER!




Teenagers have a good reason not to study: in fact a new on demand platform has become more and more popular since it was launched in 1997 in California, USA.

We are just joking: boys and girls should study, but after spending some time on school books, they could rest on their sofa while watching a good TV series or a movie, in English to improve their competence or in Italian if they are not good enough.

Friday, 26 May 2017

TOP 5 USEFUL APPS




More than two million apps a day are downloaded all over the world; every kind of app is downloaded,  from the useless to the useful app. But what are the best apps you can download? These are some of the best apps in the world.

Thursday, 25 May 2017

STUDY TRIPS: THE BEST WAY TO LEARN ENGLISH & MUCH MORE

 London’s calling

Hi guys! Summer is coming and I cannot wait! After a year of hard work and study, we all deserve three months of rest. Three months, in which we can do all the things that we could not do during the school year: sleep all day, go to the cinema or to a concert, go out for a walk, see many TV series on Netflix all day and all night, make a trip. In fact, many of us will surely travel somewhere. Where are you going this summer? To the seaside? Or to the mountains? Will you stay in your country? Or will you go abroad?  In a hotel or in camping site?

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

THE PIRATES ARE BACK!



Today is a very important day for us because the fifth movie of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” saga is out! You may not remember what happened to Jack Sparrow in the previous movie, so I'm going to remind you, if you don’t mind. 

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

PREMIERE SKILLS ENGLISH



Hi friends!

Today I would like to share with all of you my enthusiasm for the extraordinary discovery that I made some days ago. No, I didn’t find a new gold mine, unfortunately… but, if culture matters,   - why not? – I’ve found something even better.

Monday, 22 May 2017

WOMEN: STRONG SEX OR WEAK SEX??

Throughout history and across cultures, women and girls have faced innumerable challenges and injustice.
The oppression of women throughout history has been real. Patriarchy and male-oriented societies have discriminated women all over the centuries all around the world. Though women have traditionally been oppressed, this does not make them weaker, in fact, as history progresses it makes us stronger and stronger.
We’d like to take a moment to look at 10 women who overcame adversity, broke through barriers and in doing so, changed the world.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

HARRY POTTER: JUST A SPRINKLE OF MAGIC!



*MUGGLES CAN’T SEE THIS POST*

Do you have the shivers whenever you listen to the opening theme? Do you have a Butterbeer instead of a beer? Do you reply “Always” if someone says, “After all this time?”? Well! It can only mean one thing, you are a Potterhead! Good for you, a Potterhead is better than any Muggle!

Saturday, 20 May 2017

DANCE, DANCE, DANCE: THE STEP UP SAGA



Do you like dance? Or maybe you like watching dance movies? Well, if you do, you'd better read this! This post is all about dance films: I'm going to talk about the STEP UP saga.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

BICYCLE, BICYCLE! I WANT TO RIDE MY BICYCLE ...


  

 

A BIT OF HISTORY

Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads. Road racing is the most popular professional form of bicycle racing, in terms of numbers of competitors, events and spectators. The sport is governed by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI).

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

THE HARD ROCK CAFE'

Hard Rock Cafe is a chain of theme restaurants founded in 1971. In these restaurants they serve hamburgers and other typical American foods. But that's not all! Are you curious to discover something more about it?  Follow us on this virtual journey!

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

WALT DISNEY: IT ALL STARTED WITH A MOUSE!



Are you ready for some curious facts about Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse’s story? I am going to tell you everything I know about this topic. Let’s start!
Today the Walt Disney company is very big, but in the 1920s it was very small. Everything changed when Walt Disney created a little cartoon mouse called Mickey. This name was suggested by his wife because at first he called the character Mortimer and his wife didn’t like it.

Monday, 15 May 2017

TOP 10 FOOTBALL DERBIES IN THE WORLD





If you are a football lover, you know what a “derby” is. A derby isn’t an ordinary match. It’s something more! 

This is our very personal top 10 best matches in the world!

Sunday, 14 May 2017

EVERY MUM IS A HEROINE


MOTHER’S DAY TO ME MEANS …

You may not know what day it is today but it's May the 14th which means Mother's Day! Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the influence of mothers in society.

Saturday, 13 May 2017

SUITS: TWO LAWYERS, ONE DEGREE


The sexiest in a suit are here! The seventh season will be released shortly and I’m so excited! If you have never watched this TV Series, I think you must catch up with it. Get your suits on and work on some binge-watching!

Friday, 12 May 2017

TOP 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL LIBRARIES IN THE WORLD !!!



Libraries are magical places, where you can stop the time and regain peace and concentration. They are often considered just a place for studying, but they are also works of art, places of great historical and cultural interest just like the best museums, to visit and admire. Here are 10 libraries from all around the world, very different from each other ( for style, epoch, history and details): some are very ancient, others very modern. You must see these libraries at least once in your life!!!

Thursday, 11 May 2017

THE MAGIC OF PLAYING THE VIOLIN!

Do you like music? I do! I am Sofia and I have played the violin since 2013. If you want to know more about this instrument, go on reading this post!

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

ANALYZING THE WALKING DEAD: SEASON 7


Dear fans of The Walking Dead, unfortunately the seventh season is over! As you can see, I love this TV series. This is not my first post, if you remember. I also wrote an article back in October with my mate Alessandro S. (HERE). I can remember my feelings when the seventh season was going to start: the best season ever, they said. 

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

JAZZ IS... FEELING! PT.1

Bill Evans used to say: “It bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It’s not. It’s feeling”. That explains our title. Are you ready for some great feelings and some great jazz?
Arisen in America, jazz can be seen as a reflection of the nation’s cultural diversity. One thing that makes jazz music so unique is that it’s focused on improvisation.

Monday, 8 May 2017

YOUR FAVOURITE ANIMAL WILL TELL YOU WHO YOU REALLY ARE



Welcome back friends!

As we explained in the post on the meaning of colours (HERE),  everything we love or we do reflects our personality and our temper.  Today we will show you that even your favourite pet will  say much about yourself. It is not  a scientific matter,  but these conclusions are not mere invention.

Sunday, 7 May 2017

MY TOP 3 QUENTIN TARANTINO MOVIES


Hello! Alex T. here. Guess what? I am fond of  Tarantino’s films and I really hope he will release a new one  soon. Meanwhile, since I love rewatching them  too, I have some good  recommendations for you.

Saturday, 6 May 2017

FROM THE CARTOON TO THE MOVIE: PETER PAN & TARZAN


We are sure that you all saw and loved Disney cartoons when you were children. In the latest years films based on these cartoons have been shot and they have been greatly successful. In this post we want to tell you about some of those films and differences from the cartoons.

Friday, 5 May 2017

LIVING ABROAD


''Should I stay or Should I go'' sang  The Clash back in 1982. This is a question that lots of people wonder.
For many people it's a dream to move abroad. Others, instead,  decide to stay in their own country. In Italy it seems job opportunities are decreasing, so young people wish to go abroad, to other countries, where,  maybe, they can find more and better job offers. But there aren't only young people wishing to to go away, there are also old people who are forced to go abroad where, with their pension, they can live better.

So here there are some countries where it is possible to change your life for  better...

Thursday, 4 May 2017

TOP 10 MOST VIOLENT VILLAINS IN COMICS

Hi everyone I'm Simone and today we are gonna dive into the scary world of super villains. Before we start I'm just going to tell you one thing, this list is just about the most famous villains because otherwise there would be quite a lot of characters to discuss about, and I ain't got time for that many researches. But now let us start with our number 10!

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

CLAUDIO RANIERI AND HIS BREAK WITH LEICESTER


Football fans and footballers, what do you think about Leicester Club’s decision to sack Claudio Ranieri? In my opinion Leicester Club has been truly unfair  dismissing him,  despite the team’s performances and   results in Premier League. Mr Ranieri  is a wonderful,  excellent coach! In my opinion he is one of the best coaches in the world but, unfortunately,  though he is being great, he can’t be … divine. Any coach can make mistakes and can have a bad  season but that doesn’t mean you can simply dismiss him and forget everything he did till that moment.

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

DJ FABIO AND THE RIGHT TO DECIDE ON ONE’S OWN LIFE




FABIO’S SAD STORY 
Fabio Antoniani was a famous Italian DJ but he  was known as dj Fabio. He was an ordinary young man until one night in 2014 , when while driving back home after work he was involved in a car crash and shot out of his car.

Monday, 1 May 2017

BREAKING BAD: A-PLUS FOR CHEMISTRY!


As I said in a recent post, Breaking Bad is one of the best TV series I’ve watched in my life and it is very popular in my country. I know I should have introduced it to you before my previous article about Better Call Saul, but I’m sure you’ll forgive me…