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The Shops of Memory: the story of George Equatori.

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Periodo: Tale premiered at the 2015 competition, organized by the Provincial Confesercenti.

"Georgie studied, please teacher! At least you have three months off a year and if you get sick you can stay home quiet. "This was what the father Angiolo, he barber in Asciano since 1939, told me to get them when I was in school. He had seen them leave not even a postcard and many times eraandato apprenticed with a fever. Therefore, like all parents, he wanted to me a standard of liv...

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The Shops of Remembrance - the story of Sirius 95nne Francini.

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Periodo: Story presented and awarded on December 17 in the competition organized by the Provincial Confesercenti.

My father was a carpenter Saints since 1911 so it was right and proper, for that time (late 20s), follow him and help him in his work. I was just 10 years old when, after being in school, I went to the shop and my work as an apprentice, was to make the grout with chalk and water glue or paint, heat the gelatin in paiolina "bain marie "addirizzare and the" bulletins "(nails) ...

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From Grottoli in Turin and back: the life of a peasant railway man

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Periodo: The Paths of Memory - The personal story of one of us

In an effort to collect and pass on the "normal life stories" of our fellow citizens now well advanced in age, we have already published ones of Sirius Francini, carpenter and Giorgio Equatori, barber.

This time it tells Aldo Leonini, ninety well known for its great vitality, the passion for poetry and photography.

They will shortly be disseminated more s...

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SOME OF COUNTRY LIFE AND MEMORIES OF WAR, Bruno Snitches

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Periodo: Other Life story lived harvested between our old

The series of life stories related to "The Paths of Memory" project by CreteSenesi.com and which aims to gather local historical material, either as photos that document.

As a result, the beginning of the story dell'ottantacinquenne Bruno Snitches, a big old man with a mind still lucid:
I was born in Rapolano in 1931, the farm Pitch, just over one kilometer f...

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Posthumous story of a servant of the State

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Periodo: The Paths of Memory - The personal story of one of us

In an effort to collect and pass on the "normal life stories" of our fellow citizens now well advanced in age or who have preceded us, we have already published ones of Sirius Francini, carpenter and Giorgio Equatori, barber.

This time he tells of Ezio Fratagnoli, mild and quiet person well known in the country for his role, for his great creative gifts artisanal, who l...

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NATO AND GROWN IN THE COUNTRY, NOW LIVING IN THE CITY

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Periodo: Luciano Maffei, born in 1949

I was born in Monte Sante Marie, in the municipality of Asciano, a beautiful rustic little village of medieval workmanship and ancient traditions.

Located on a hill, after about one km. Of winding climb you arrive in the leafy square surrounded by traditional apartment houses, that is, with the stable downstairs and the house above. So two-storey houses with exterior stairs, long cent...

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A week of winter Torrentino farm on the right bank of the Ombrone

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Periodo: Short story of Bruno Snitches, Lever 1931

We got up around seven and sometimes women they had already raised to make bread, the men went immediately to clean the stable and tended the cattle, while one of us warmed the oven with fagots of stain.

After completing these jobs you had breakfast with the bean stew, polenta or another, then two or three of the younger ones were put in the basket a little 'bread and ciaccino, wh...

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GRAFFITI OF COUNTRY

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Periodo: The memories of Pier Paolo Vaccari bulk born in 1932, son Emidio and Michelina Rubino, Director of Education of the Elementary Schools

With great surprise, we received this text, which we gladly publish, by Asciano moved elsewhere at the age of only seven years, but he remembers with love his days spent in the country, even of years now has as many as 84.


We invite everyone to read this short story, (annexed to the news in pdf format) because we are certain that you will be pleased to discover the love that s...

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Yet I know 'brothers! - Reflections on education and character of two countrymen

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Periodo: Short story of Henry Torpigliani

How many times, talking with friends or relatives, you use the expression "yet I know 'brothers" to emphasize the diversity that often distinguishes, in terms of behavior and character of two children born to a married couple? What follows are reflections of Henry Torpigliani, born 16 years later by his brother Bruno, on his family experience.
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The Libretto Colonico in relations between landlord and peasant

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Periodo: Snitches short story of Bruno Boccini, born in 1932

The farm booklet was filled for the first time when the farmer "came back the farm". In the booklet listed the duties to the master, for example: how many working days per year had to be devoted to the company, many small domestic animals were to be bred, the maintenance to be carried out on tools and more generally on the farm. There were also signs of various prohibitions, such as c...

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At 15: winter days to Colombaiolino

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Periodo: Short story of Aldo Leonini, born in 1926

My room was located to the north, then exposed to the rigors of winter, especially since the now dilapidated fixtures left easily pass certain drafts that we could not even fend pat with the rolled-up blankets. In the Latvian who had no nets, but only a floor boards on which rested the big bag of maize leaves stuffed, however, it was quite hot; head sadly left out of the blankets and then cool....

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IN SEARCH OF COMMON ROOTS AND MEMORIES, by Pier Paolo Vaccari, born in 1932

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Periodo: family history Vaccari-Fabbri, originated and lived in Asciano

The first people of the family of which I know something, little to the truth, because when you're young, unfortunately, certain information does not apply, whereas it would be so easy to get them, the first people, I said, which I know is something Emidio Fabbri and his wife Concetta Corazzesi, my great-grandparents, who lived both in Asciano between the twenties and the nineties of the ni...

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THE CINEMA OF COUNTRY PRIEST

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Periodo: life stories of Luciano Maffei, born in 1949

The spry Don Amerigo Chellini, parish priest of San Vito, with protection even on the churches and peoples of the nearby Torre a Castello and Monte Sante Marie, was a perfect little priest of the country, but with a little 'of salt and pumpkin wanted to put on the CINEMA!!!


If I am not mistaken was 1955. With the help of the Monte Sante Marie master, but most of his two yo...

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DOMENICO DI BARTOLO, the great painter

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Periodo: Asciano honors his talent at Palazzo Corboli until Friday, August 11th

"This is an important day that manages to bring together Christian values ​​and civil values ​​that are subtle in art, because the same city of Asciano feels the need to honor the life and artistic path of an illustrious son, Domenico di Bartolo Ghezzi. "


Thus the art critic Vittorio Sgarbi during the Lectio Magistralis held on the occasion of...

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Controversial history of a masterpiece: Master of Osservanza or Sano di Pietro the author?

Periodo: Sunday 28 May at 17.30 at Casa Corboli

The surprises and opportunities for deepening local art history are no longer over. After the splendid inauguration of the fellow countryman Domenico di Bartolo Ghezzi, I now draw a comparison of one of the greatest masterpieces kept in this small / great museum.


This is the "Nativity of the Virgin" coming from the basilica of Sant'Agata. The aristocratic value o...

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Periodo: Short story by Adriana Ciacci in Di Banella

The favorite tale of my granddaughter is the story of my family and I love telling her why it brings me back to mind so many memories.


When I was born in 1950, my family lived in the "Middle Farm", near Closings and owned by Prince Shoemburg of Venturi Palace.


In this same farm was born years ago my father and my grandfather Luigi Ciacci; My family ...

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