Festa della Mamma / Italy’s Mother’s Day

Today it’s ‘Festa della Mamma’ in Italy’ (and many other countries). = Mother’s Day . Mia madre, emigrante dall’Italia in Inghilterra (mio padre dell’armata Britannica che liberò l’Italia) ed io:

Mum and me.

Dad in Britain’s Eighth army liberating Italy from Nazi-fascist oppression and Mum (Red Cross nurse from Milan but stationed in Sud Tyrol) met in 1945 and the rest is history.


A mother with her baby begs

peace in our time.


and branches rustle in the wind

‘peace in our time’.




(From ‘Peace in our Time’ FP)










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