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The Magic of Empathy

The Magic of Empathy

The Magic of Empathy Children have a quality that adults often lose: EMPATHY They have the innate ability to put themselves in the shoes of others, of those who relate to them, thanks to their extreme and refined ability of  “the feeling”. This makes them naturally correct, honest, altruistic, generous and absolutely reliable. Teaching them(…)

Magic in Reading | We Have Always Lived in The Castle

Magic in Reading | We Have Always Lived in The Castle

  We Have Always Lived in The Castle by Shirley Jackson Since Charles had taken my occupation for Tuesday morning I had nothing to do. I wondered about going down to the creek, but I had no reason to suppose that the creek would even be there, since I never visited it on Tuesday mornings; […]”. We(…)

Magic tales – Alice in Wonderland

Magic tales – Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland Time is the magical element par excellence in Alice in Wonderland, subjective and uncontrollable, it is also the link between fantasy and reality. A mantra that is repeated throughout the story. “How long is it forever? Sometimes only a second.” Time as a symbol is the background to a powerful and perfectly inconclusive(…)

The magic of “Feeling”

The magic of “Feeling”

The magic of “Feeling” Kids need to be happy, they do not have to make their parents happy. A happy child will be an adult who can make the world a better place. Usually, we tend to talk to children as if we were in front of an incomplete adult since we can feel inadequate to communicate(…)

Magic in Reading | Wide Sargasso Sea

Magic in Reading | Wide Sargasso Sea

Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys “Above all I hated her. For she belonged to the magic and the loveliness. She had left me thirsty and all my life would be thirst and longing for what I had lost before I found it.” Wide Sargasso Sea (1966) is the novel byJean Rhys, the British author(…)

Magic in the everyday

Magic in the everyday

Magic in the everyday Magic is not for kids, magic is real. A new chapter of The Berry Wave is dedicated to magic since superpowers are the best weapon we have at our disposal in the every-day to reach our dreams. Magic is the quality that makes something seem extraordinary, but also the special power(…)

Vampin’ Hoops: Dorothy Dandridge

Vampin’ Hoops: Dorothy Dandridge

Vampin’ Hoops Always feminine and seductive, Dorothy Dandridge has been an American actress, singer and dancer during the 50s, whose trademark symbols were classic elegance and hour-glass body. Entering history thanks to her interpretation of “Carmen Jones” (1954), with whom she won her Academy Award nomination for Best Actress (she was the first Afro-American aspirant to(…)

Vampin’ Summer Tales

Vampin’ Summer Tales

Vampin’ The next month of The Berry Wave is dedicated to the concept of Vampin’, to be intended as the ability of women to act as Vamps, the way women bring their allure to light, their sex appeal but also their deep soul and female nature with a stunning effect. Our aim is to explore the positive connotations of the(…)

La logica del merito | Chapter 5 – Grace

La logica del merito | Chapter 5 – Grace

Grace Grace is by definition at the same time an almost aerial elegance, a temporary immunity, a feeling of well-being, and an undeserved gift made just for love. All these meanings lie in the poetry of Sofia Fiorini, but above all “La logica del merito” finds a solution through the gift, in the fifth and last(…)

La logica del merito | Chapter 4 – Flowers

La logica del merito | Chapter 4 – Flowers

Flowers Flowers have always been the symbol of the rebirth thought earth, the most obvious sign of the cyclical regeneration of life. The fourth chapter of “La logica del merito” perceives the flower as the constant and amazing renewal of love, under new forms and by involving new objects. A light that turns into hope what seemed irreparably swallowed by the earth. I(…)