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When a dream to chase turns into a golden captivity

A departure is always good, or at least ‘good enough’. Joseph Conrad said that even if we leave during gloomy weather we still have the open sea in front of us deploying endless possibilities; intoxicated by a fresh start, we feel the architect of the marvels there are in the world.

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Daniele Curto

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2/12/2018

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The time capsule that our generation lived in

“Are you Italian?” “Yes, but I was born and raised in Australia.” “Well, you’re Australian then.”

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Natalie Di Pasquale

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2/12/2018

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A tribute to Sisto Malaspina

A life taken during a random act of terror, Melbourne icon Sisto Malaspina was cruelly ripped away from the breathing fabric of the city in the recent Bourke Street attack on 9 November, 2018, as he generously offered his help during the commotion – only to be fatally stabbed instead.

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Jytte Holmqvist

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27/11/2018

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Blood is thicker than sugo.

Today’s story is one I have longed to share with you for a while now. It is the tale of two Italian women – one Italian by birth, and the other Italian in spirit. They are Vincenza and Melinda Aloisio. Mother and daughter.

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Jenna Lo Bianco

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6/9/2018

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An old auntie and her secret connection with Australia

Finally, after one year and a half of living my dream in Australia, I decided it was time to go back home to see my family and friends, and to enjoy the Italian summer in my hometown Stigliano, Basilicata!

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The Nonna that has conquered the web

Her Facebook page has nearly 300,000 followers from all over the world; her videos on Youtube are widely clicked: she is known as the web’s best ever Nonna. She’s a little over a metre tall and 80 years old but her smile and charisma are explosive. So is her attitude to certain things; tattoos is one, she hates them.

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Mariantonietta Rasulo

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10/10/2017

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Yes, the world is truly small!

How two "paesani" from a little town in Basilicata happened to meet unexpectedly for the first time in a Queensland holiday suburb

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