A little film about America’s pathologies, an Odyssey and demystifying consciousness

https://videopress.com/v/qMLdiqVj?preloadContent=metadata 20 years ago I started writing about America's pathologies, which include victimology, litigiousness and evangelicalism. And what about the latter, are they just fundamentalist, or simply insane. They let us know of their anger, their resentment, thanks to Trump inciting them, as it culminated in that insurrection at the Capitol. 20 years ago, those [...]

A poem, full of snow and silence, from Piemonte

https://videopress.com/v/n27CTSd2?preloadContent=metadata It just keeps snowing here in Piemonte. It would appear Covid has been good for the climate. The roads are used less, there are fewer cars on the roads yet plenty of tractors to be seen. Everyone, except for us, seems to have a tractor because we are surrounded by farmers; tending to their [...]

The Materialists, The Cultural Creatives, The Social and Ecological Progressives and The Traditionalists

I wonder where you're heading...personally, I've been riding the culturally creative vibe for the past couple of years. I've heard most people fall into the following 4 movements, although of course; there's overlap. I'm not sure which one is growing faster than the rest, depending on one's cultural reality...which city, which country in which you [...]

When Mark Twain visited Staglieno cemetery he said…

https://videopress.com/v/a2qqUiKj?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata "We will remember this after we've forgotten all the palaces" such is the dramatic and moving experience of Staglieno cemetery in Genoa; La Supurba". Through storytelling, geography and fun facts we explore Liguria, Tuscany, Lazio, Val d'Aosta and Piemonte - the secret that needs to be told. If you miss travel you just might [...]

Need a break from the drama? How about a drive to Venice – to the Queen of the Adriatic.

https://videopress.com/v/oECuzuWF?preloadContent=metadata Welcome to your Daily Bailey Alexander, where's it's time to see Venice, hallowed out, her beauty on full display. A quick two hour trip from Lake Garda to La Serenissima, where we can cross the lagoon and take a trip out to San Michele, the island that is a cemetery. Where we can pay [...]

Daily Bailey Alexander No 4 All Saint’s Day

https://videopress.com/v/GAYmOXhV?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fbaileyalexander.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2019%2F11%2Fimg_2805.jpeg&preloadContent=metadata Excerpt from the video: It’s November 1st, All Saint’s Day and soon to be All soul’s Day; let’s take a tour of the cemeteries of Europe and spend some time at Steglieno, in Genoa, the largest open air museum and monumental cemetery in Europe, perhaps the most gorgeous of them all. Achingly beautiful, haunting, [...]