Monthly Archives: Friday January 10th, 2014

An Interview with Marco Tomatis


ABSTRACT Marco Tomatis is a writer and an organizer of cultural activities. He often works with the illustrator Cinzia Ghigliano; they have published a significant number of books and comics. He has written novels together with Loredana Frescura for major…

Montgolfier Unchained


LORENZO BARBERIS.   “The people who created the Nazca lines could have seen them from hot air balloons”     Icarus, the first flying man (1500 BC?) The fall of Simon Magus (0 AD), Morgari frescoes, Church of San Peter,…

Epiphany Balloons


PIERGIORGIA ODERDA ABSTRACT. Balloon pilot John Aimo has a flying school and a club for balloonists in Mondovì. He has organized an international meeting  every 6th January since 1981. Pictures by Piergiorgia Oderda

Greetings from Mondovì

ma che bella!

LESLIE MCBRIDE WILE A year is ended, a year begins On the second-to-last day of the year we took a drive to Rocca Ciglie, a little dot on the map we’d never visited before. With its castello, medieval tower, and…