The Shops of Memory: the story of George Equatori.
(Already started!)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...
The Shops of Remembrance - the story of Sirius 95nne Francini.
(Already started!)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) ...
From Grottoli in Turin and back: the life of a peasant railway man
(Already started!)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...
SOME OF COUNTRY LIFE AND MEMORIES OF WAR, Bruno Snitches
(Already started!)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...
Posthumous story of a servant of the State
(Already started!)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...
NATO AND GROWN IN THE COUNTRY, NOW LIVING IN THE CITY
(Already started!)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...
A week of winter Torrentino farm on the right bank of the Ombrone
(Already started!)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...
GRAFFITI OF COUNTRY
(Already started!)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...
Yet I know 'brothers! - Reflections on education and character of two countrymen
(Already started!)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.
The Libretto Colonico in relations between landlord and peasant
(Already started!)Periodo: Snitches short story of Bruno Boccini, born in 1931
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...
At 15: winter days to Colombaiolino
(Already started!)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....
IN SEARCH OF COMMON ROOTS AND MEMORIES, by Pier Paolo Vaccari, born in 1932
(Already started!)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...
THE CINEMA OF COUNTRY PRIEST
(Already started!)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...
26th Bandistico Azzurra Lorenzoni FestivalPeriodo: Saturday 22 and Sunday, September 23 in the Historic Center and San Francesco
Back as every year the most anticipated event of the year in terms of music, the one that brings together 4 band formations that, from the morning invade with their music all the streets and squares of the Old Town.
This year will participate in the event, in addition to the local Philharmonic Giuseppe Verdi in the role of landlady:
THINGS THAT NEED TO DISCOVER AND STUDY
(Already started!)Periodo: Attempt to reconstruct the Convent of the Gerosolimitans next to San Bernardino
In the past few days, it seemed to us to understand that the positive competition of many organisms and people involved in the country's history risks, from time to time, to create overlaps.
What is surprising to us is that there is still a lot to be rediscovered and studied with respect to the good work done in the recent past, so any competition should l...
Ivo Gallorini tells himself: difficult childhood, but a peaceful life
(Already started!)Periodo: Ancora un racconto di vita che testimonia la storia difficile dei nostri
I was born in 1930 from a family of boys and I never met my mother, who died of tuberculosis when she was only 21 years old. They made me as a mother: my paternal grandmother "Nena" as long as she could and then "Annita", the wife of my uncle. I grew up together with four cousins, daughters of Uncle Angiolino Gallorini.
At the age of seven I started w...
The sheep at the SPA
(Already started!)Periodo: Short story by Bruno Boccini
Still a very short story of lived life, left us by Bruno in his notebook of notes.
This time it is a particular practice concerning the sheep that every peasant family possessed, mainly for their own use, but in some cases also as a source of income.
The story is closely linked to our territory and its natural resources.
ANNA SALA returns to exhibit in the most loved heart
(Already started!)Periodo: From Sunday 19 August to Sunday 30 September at the Torre dei Bandinelli
Another initiative organized and coordinated by the ARCA association, in agreement with the artist and the Municipal Administration. Inauguration at 18:00 on Sunday 19
Anna Sala has always loved Siena, a city where she studied and lived for a long time. She especially loves the undulating hills and the broken clay strata of the Crete Senesi, the color and smell of the sun-scorched ear...