Back in the day, episode 2
Leafing through the photographic archive of Splendid Sicily. The Splendid Sicily celebration of Sicilia nostalgia in all its form
In this episode of the Cannolo Report:
Following the news of this episode
Sara Favarò tells us about some exhilarant Sicilian habits
Once upon a time there was a horned man …
On December 5, 1666 the musician Francesco Scarlatti was born in Palermo, brother of the most famous Alessandro. Let’s listen to a piece of his Dixit Dominus
Sicilian saying are like pieces of the gospel La jaddina chi cammina, s’arricogghi cu la vozza china which is that the walking hen when she returns always comes back with a full throat and it means that anyone that walks, moves and gets busy will always get something.
Photos of the past 1928 we are in Castiglione di Sicilia and you can see a group of washerwomen and children from near a spring. In those days people walked barefoot and women rubbed their clothes on the stones to clean them. The lady in black is in mourning. There is no shortage of Prickly pears and it must have been very hot that day almost 100 years ago.
Slurp slurp … let’s see what the greengrocer propose this time
Slurp slurp … let’s see what the fishmonger propose this time
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