La Darbia blog

Back to breathing

Lun, 22 giugno 2020
Back to breathing
Today, more than ever, we feel the need to be reborn, to breathe deeply, to make up for lost time. Because we all deserve a little healthy and authentic “lightness”. After the long blackout, after the difficult "suspended time" that we have left behind, it is time to be reborn. Yes, exactly. To res..

Today, more than ever, we feel the need to be reborn, to breathe deeply, to make up for lost time. Because we all deserve a little healthy and authentic “lightness”.

After the long blackout, after the difficult "suspended time" that we have left behind, it is time to be reborn. Yes, exactly. To resume the interrupted path and start again, perhaps even wiser and more joyful than before. Ready to take advantage of the joys both great and small that life holds for us.

And nature is our accomplice. Wisteria plants bloom around Lake Orta and jasmines flood the air with their powerful scent, cherries ripen and camellias bloom. The azaleas triumph as the wildflowers cloak the meadows and the first butterflies flutter delicately, yellow and cheerful as the sun. Even the swallows have returned to build their nests under the slopes of the roofs and take fight in the sky with chirrups of joy.

In the large park of La Darbia everything is reborn: the green garden, the vineyard lit by the sun and the fragrant vegetable garden are preparing to welcome our friends, in the joy of a brand new season.

The urge to laugh, to run, to jump, to leave the house and breathe deeply ... We could take a bike ride or a walk around the promontory of Orta, right on the edge of the lake, facing the island. Or a boat ride with the breeze in our hair and the sun illuminating our forehead. We could taste an ice cream, go for a walk on the paths of the Mottarone, go for a run in the woods or look for four-leaf clovers in the meadows.

Why not? A nice lunch in the open air in the La Darbia garden or an aperitif in the pergolas of the garden while the sun turns the sky pink.

How many beautiful things await us in this new season, how many rewarding experiences? It is like a new beginning that brings with it a miraculous sensation, which tastes of rebirth and light-heartedness. Let's not forget the lesson of a famous Italian writer who recommended that we take life lightly; "that lightness is not superficiality, but gliding over things from above, not having boulders on the heart".

And with these wise words, I wish everyone a good, “light“ summer.

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