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Milano

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At home...

I just woke up after 12 hours of sleep. I landed yesterday I landed at Milano Malpensa at 11pm after almost 2 days of flights around the globe. London Heathrow is the most paranoid airport ever. I missed my connecting flight because it took me 1 one hour and half to go through the security check: they asked me to remove the shoes, the laptop, the external USB drive, they they though I was bringing a gel somewhere in the handbag and asked me empty the bag. They couldn't spot it only looking at the contents of the bag so scanned each item...

Milan l'é semper Milan

Might be the fact that I'll be going back to Milano in a little more than one month, or the fact that now here in Wellington the weather is a bit cold, windy and rainy and winter-ish, but I'm becoming a bit nostalgic and starting to miss my hometown Milano (ok, I already had that feeling when I code-named a release after the suburb I grew up in Milano) Today, looking on 02blog I found a very nice video made by Matteo G.P. Flora, a member of the UGIdotNET user group.The title of the video is: Why I love Milan. ...

April 25th, public holiday in... Italy

April 25th is ANZAC Day here in New Zealand, to commemorate the landing of the ANZAC corps during the Battle of Gallipoli, during the WWI. And it's public holiday in Italy, too. In Italy April 25th is the Liberation Day, to commemorate the Liberation of Milano from the Nazi army after a partisan insurrection. This day marks the end of the WWII in Italy. And is also a commemoration for the almost 400.000 Italians dead during the WWII (and also 700.000 during the WWI) Unfortunately we don't have a Liberation biscuits, but at least our commemorations are not held at dawn Technorati...