Desert Martians

I knew Wadi Rum in southern Jordan, had been used as a filming location: Much of Lawrence of Arabia was shot there in 1962, which made sense since the British officer himself passed through the region in the early 20th century.

What I didn't know was that since then, several science fiction movies were filmed in the red sandstone mountains of this "Valley of the Moon." No wonder these sleepy Bedouin kids looked like little extraterrestrials!

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Bucket Of Tears

They're coming out of my ears ...

"Giová, do you cry?"

Mariateresa Fichele

I’ve been thinking and thinking about a patient of mine since yesterday. His name is Giovanni.

Psychiatrists, you might not know, are quite often asked the same unanswerable question: "Why does one become insane?”

When I was younger, I searched and searched for an answer, losing myself in scientific explanations about synapses, neurons and neurotransmitters.

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