The Mogherini Method

By Rory Winston “As Europeans and Arabs we share in particular an interest in preserving the unique status of our common Holy City, Jerusalem,” states Federica Mogherini before making a case for why Jerusalem should be an international city for all religions. I couldn’t agree more especially since Mogherini is from Rome – a city where the…

hotel de russie

Hotel de Russie

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life,” Pablo Picasso said. In February 1917, he visited Rome with his friend, the poet Jean Cocteau, while planning the staging of a ballet. They stayed at the Hotel de Russie, and, legend has it, leaned out of the windows of their adjoining rooms to pick oranges.