One woman's story of finding beauty, and herself--and a practical guide to living a better life, the Italian way!
Kamin Mohammadi, a magazine editor in London, should have been on
top of the world. But after heartbreak and loneliness, the stress
of her "dream life" was ruining her physical and mental health.
Gifted a ticket to freedom--a redundancy package and the offer of a
friend's apartment in Florence--Kamin took a giant leap. It did not
take her long to notice how differently her new Italian neighbors
approached life: enjoying themselves, taking their time to eat and
drink, taking their lives at a deliberately slower pace. Filled
with wonderful characters--from the local bartender/barista who
becomes her love adviser, to the plumbers who fix her heating and
teach her to make pasta al pomodoro--here is a mantra for
savoring the beauty and color of every day that Italians have
followed for generations, a guide to the slow life for busy people,
a story of finding love (and self-love) in unlikely places, and an
evocative account of a year living an Italian life.