Author: Jenna Lo Bianco

15.10.17

The bakery that has restored true Italian bread making

Five years ago I was diagnosed with an allergy to wheat: this was heartbreaking news. In a very short amount of time I had to re-train my brain to overlook the yeasty, crusty temptation, and seek guilty starchy pleasures in other forms; needless to say it took its toll. How ridiculous! – you might say. … Continue reading The bakery that has restored true Italian bread making

31.08.17

Stefano Costablie: A head above the rest

To know Stefano Costabile’s work is to know a mastermind in action. Likened to the Mad Hatter in Lewis Carroll’s imaginative world of Alice in Wonderland, Stefano is indeed mad about hats. With a career spanning decades, and with work gracing various industries and fields, Stefano has proven that he has what it takes to … Continue reading Stefano Costablie: A head above the rest

31.08.17

Portrait of an actor as a young man

The man sat in front of me, coffee in hand, is not the man I have seen in action. Today he is poised, articulate and composed. With grace and unabridged honesty he recounts the ups and downs of his life journey. So far, in all my encounters with him, I have been his audience: I … Continue reading Portrait of an actor as a young man

06.06.17

In his blood, but on his own terms

Following in his nonno’s and father’s footsteps, the nineteen year old Jack Silvagni promises to add luster to the name of a legendary family of Italian-Australian footballers   Though he wears the famous number ‘1’ on his back, Jack Silvagni focuses on what is in front of him. A young man, confident in himself and … Continue reading In his blood, but on his own terms

10.05.17

Ellis Island, New York Same journey. Different destination.

On a recent trip to the US I was humbled to explore Ellis Island’s National Museum of Immigration. The harsh conditions of the New York winter melted away as I stepped inside the warm and welcoming lobby. After catching my breath, I stopped to admire the world I had stepped into. Millions of hopeful immigrants … Continue reading Ellis Island, New York Same journey. Different destination.

07.03.17

Erika Lancini: Creativity knows no boundaries

March of 2014 signalled the beginning of a new and exciting life for the talented Erika Lancini, her husband Manuel, and their three daughters, Martina, Alexandra and Maya. After long discussions and reflections about what a future remaining in Italy would look like, they packed up their life in Brescia and moved to Melbourne; a … Continue reading Erika Lancini: Creativity knows no boundaries

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