[nonostantement #119] - solo for flute / kfc in gaza / toy stories

Now with more music videos!

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Hello there, as you may know I am Joele and, for a living, I create and manage online strategies for brands and companies. I am Italian but now based in Barcelona.
How are we coping with the new Coronavirus around here, you ask? Story time: yesterday I saw three random guys starting chatting in a queue in front of a pharmacy. After a bit, one of them rolled a joint and they all lowered their masks to share it. We got 99 problems but anxiety ain't one 🤦‍♂️
In the last couple of weeks I have been listening to a LOT of classical music but as a soundtrack for this mail I would like to suggest you this track.

— Toy Stories, Gabriele Galimberti

  • Coronavirus Could Disrupt Weather Forecasting
    ”The amount of atmospheric data routinely gathered by commercial airliners has dropped sharply as a result of the coronavirus, the World Meteorological Organization announced.”

  • Here’s what it takes to order KFC in Gaza
    ”Despite the high cost of delivery and the food arriving cold and a day late, Palestinians still think it's worth it.”

  • [Video] - Lockdown Around the World | National Geographic
    ”In March 2020, many cities and countries around the world went into lockdown, restricting movement and encouraging social distancing in an attempt to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Five filmmakers, Nick Moir, Veda Shastri, Alexia Webster, Felix Gaedtke, and Guglielmo Mattioli documented their cities under lockdown in 360. This is what they saw.”

  • Toy Stories, Gabriele Galimberti
    ”For over two years, I visited more than 50 countries and created colorful images of boys and girls in their homes and neighborhoods with their most prized possessions: their toys. From Texas to India, Malawi to China, Iceland, Morocco, and Fiji, I recorded the spontaneous and natural joy that unites kids despite their diverse backgrounds. Whether the child owns a veritable fleet of miniature cars or a single stuffed monkey, the pride that they have is moving, funny, and thought provoking.”

  • 'Colour allows us to understand in a deeper sense': Hitler, Churchill and others in a new light
    ”The story of global conflict is all the more powerful when it isn’t seen in black and white. Artist Marina Amaral explains her latest work”

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