lunedì 31 marzo 2014

PIERO MANZONI - Linee - 1959 - 1961




 
 
... al contrario delle linee percorse in moto, le "Linee" di Manzoni sono "chiuse nell’astuccio e - metaforicamente - chiuse in se stesse" ... chi va in moto credo cerchi altre cose ...
 
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On the contrary of the routes drove on our motorcycles, the Manzoni's "Lines"  are "closed in a case and - metaphorically - closed in themselves" ... I think that who ride a motorcycle is looking for other things ...
 
 
 

mercoledì 26 marzo 2014

JOE COCKER - "Sticks and stones"






People talkin', tryin' to break us up
Why don't they let us be
Sticks and stones may break my bones
But talk don't bother me

(No) People talkin', tryin' to break us up
When they know that I love you so
So I don't care what the people might say
I'm never gonna let you go

I've been abused (I've been abused)
In my heart (I've been accused)
I've been accused (I've been accused)
I've been rebuked and I've been stomped

(Well) People talkin', tryin' to break us up
They're scandalizing my name
They'll say anything just to make me feel bad
They'll say anything to make me shamed

I've been abused (I've been abused)
In my heart (I've been accused)
I've been accused (I've been accused)
I've been rebuked and I've been stomped

(Well) People talkin', tryin' to break us up
They're scandalizing my name
They'll say anything just to make me feel bad
They'll say anything to make me shamed


martedì 25 marzo 2014

MIO NONNO FOSCO - MY GRANDFATHER FOSCO

 
Questo distinto ragazzo è mio Nonno Fosco sulla sua inseparabile motocicletta, utilizzata come era uso in quei tempi al posto dell'automobile per qualunque cosa: ancora mi racconta della pioggia, del freddo arginato con il giornale o il cartone sul torso, sotto i maglioni e i cappotti; lo ricorda sempre con affetto, nonostante le intemperie.
Le storie legate alle moto raccontatemi da lui e da mia nonna mi hanno intrigato e fatto compagnia per anni.
Mio Nonno è l'archetipo della mia vocazione motociclistica e grande maestro di vita, mi ha insegnato la rettitudine e la semplicità delle cose.
 
Immenso!!!
 
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This pleasant guy is my Grandfather Fosco on his inseparable motorcycle, used as was customary in those days instead of the car for anything: still tells me the rain, the cold dammed with newspaper or cardboard on his torso, under sweaters and coats; always remember him with affection, despite the weather.
 The stories related to bikes tell me that he and my Grandmother were intrigued and kept her company for years.
 My Grandfather is the archetype of my vocation motorcycle and a great teacher of life, taught me the righteousness and the simplicity of things.

Immense!
 
 
 

lunedì 24 marzo 2014

Polpettone in crosta dell' Officinasegreta


Per 2 persone.

Preparazione della crosta:

1/2 bicchiere di olio di oliva;
1 bicchiere scemo di vino bianco;
2 tuorli d'uovo;
1 pizzico si sale;
farina quanto basta.

Sbattere il tutto aggiungendo delicatamente la farina quanto basta per avere una consistenza giusta per stendere la pasta.
Stenderla fra due fogli di carta-forno.
Metterla in frigorifero almeno 1/2 ora.

Preparazione del polpettone:

400 gr di carne macinata;
1 salsiccia;
pangrattato;
formaggio grattugiato;
1 carota;
1 scalogno;
1 spicchio di aglio;
1 gambo di sedano;
100 gr di funghi;
vino bianco;
prezzemolo;
rosmarino;
sale;


Tritare la carota con lo scalogno (o 1/2 una cipolla bianca) e il gambo di sedano.
Preparare il soffritto con metà del suddetto trito e aggiungere i funghi con un pizzico di prezzemolo e uno spicchio di aglio.
Far cuocere i funghi fino a quasi assorbimento del liquido formatosi.


Mezzo trito va mischiato con la carne macinata, alla salsiccia, pan grattato quanto basta, un po' di formaggio grattugiato, prezzemolo tritato.
Formare due polpettoni ed aggiungerli ai funghi in cottura.
Aggiungere un pizzico di sale.
Sfumare il tutto con vino bianco ed aspettare che i due polpettoni smettano di rilasciare liquido.


Estrarre la pasta dal frigorifero, tagliarla in due parti uguali ed avvolgere i 2 polpettoni con i funghi,  depositare in forno in una teglia a 200° C per circa 25 minuti.

Bere e magiare e godersela ... 

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For 2 people.

Prepare the crust :

1/2 glass of olive oil ;
1 glass (not full) of white wine;
2 egg yolks ;
1 pinch of salt;
enough flour.

Mix together adding the flour enough to have a right consistency to roll out the dough .
Roll out the dough between two sheets of baking paper.
Put it in the refrigerator 1/2 hour.

Prepare the meatloaf :

400 grams of minced meat ;
1 sausage ;
breadcrumbs ;
grated cheese ;
1 carrot ;
1 shallot ;
1 clove of garlic
1 stalk of celery ;
100 grams of mushrooms ;
white wine ;
parsley ;
rosemary ;
salt;


Chop the carrot with the shallot (or half a white onion ) and celery .
Prepare the sauce with half of that and add the chopped mushrooms with a pinch of parsley and a clove of garlic.
Cook the mushrooms until almost absorbed the liquid formed .


Half a chopped be mixed with the ground beef, sausage , bread crumbs enough , a bit of grated cheese, chopped parsley.
Form two meatloaf and add to the cooking mushrooms.
Add a pinch of salt.
Deglaze with the white wine around and wait for the two meatloaf stop releasing liquid.


Remove the dough from the refrigerator , cut it into two equal parts and wrap the two meatballs with mushrooms , deposit it in the oven on a baking sheet at 200 ° C for about 25 minutes.

Eat and drink and enjoy it ...

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sabato 22 marzo 2014

JOHNNY CASH - God's Gonna Cut You Down


You can run on for a long time
Run on for a long time, run on for a long time
Sooner or later God'll cut you down
Sooner or later God'll cut you down


Go tell that long tongue liar, go and tell that midnight rider
Tell the rambler, the gambler, the back biter
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down


Well, my goodness gracious let me tell you the news
My head's been wet with the midnight dew
I've been down on bended knee
Talkin' to the man from Galilee


He spoke to me in the voice so sweet
I thought, I heard the shuffle of the angel's feet
He called my name and my heart stood still
When he said, "John, go do my will"


Go tell that long tongue liar, go and tell that midnight rider
Tell the rambler, the gambler, the back biter
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut 'em down


You can run on for a long time
Run on for a long time, run on for a long time
Sooner or later God'll cut you down
Sooner or later God'll cut you down


Well, you may throw your rock and hide your hand
Workin' in the dark against your fellow man
But as sure as God made black and white
What's down in the dark will be brought to the light


You can run on for a long time
Run on for a long time, run on for a long time
Sooner or later God'll cut you down
Sooner or later God'll cut you down


Go tell that long tongue liar, go and tell that midnight rider
Tell the rambler, the gambler, the back biter
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut you down
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut you down
Tell 'em that God's gonna cut you down





lunedì 17 marzo 2014

LAVERDA @officinasegreta


 il lavoro di restauro del Laverda è quasi ultimato, oggi c'è stato l'avviamento del motore...
una musica bellissima!!!
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the restoration of the Laverda is almost completed, today we try to start the engine  ...
what a beautiful music!
 
 


lunedì 3 marzo 2014

SHINYA KIMURA's helmet


... e non solo ... il maestro Shinya Kimura è una vero artista!!!
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... and not only that ... master Shinya Kimura is a real artist!!!