You should stop, I have something important to communicate

This dialogue has been created entirely combining original messages from the semaphore flag waving system. Letters in brackets indicate the flag corresponding to each sentence.  I am disabled, communicate with me (F) You should stop, I have something important to communicate (L) My engines are going full speed astern (S) I require assistance (V) I have a doctor on […]

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The lost art of whistling

People don’t whistle anymore. My father was a great whistler, like most Italian men of his generation, I think. Dad was also a great singer, he used to sing all the time (he also loved opera, this is why I know many arias for tenor and none for female voices) but his real passion was […]

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