Picture This: My Moments of Happiness


What are the things that make me happy? Simple: they are the moments of my life shared with other people, whether with a girl, my friends, and also even my students! Take a look!

In my previous article, I explained to you a series of my fun moments of freedom; they are in particular sports activities, life at the beach, adrenaline carousels, flying through the sky in a balloon or parachute! Now, my moments of greatest happiness are the ones where I can share something with other people!

I love to walk with my friends in the street of my city Como:

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Sometimes, all together we buy good local food and eat it in a picnic

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In this hot summertime, it is a pleasure to taste an ice cream in company of my friends!

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I love to share hugs. Here a photo of a free hugs manifestation in my city! In this article I chose the scenes of life that I like, and that I’m glad to see around me.

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Chess is my favorite table game from my adolescence: it is always a pleasure to find someone to play a match!

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I love to work with my students (I’m a teacher), so it’s always a pleasure to share a smile with a student! Here is a photo taken during Creativity Day, when all the secondary schools of my city organize some creative shows in the pedestrian zone of my city.

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It’s a pleasure to build some things with my students: here you can see the building of a “Mini Sling Shot,” a faithful 1:33 model of an adrenaline carousel. Here you can see the works made with my students, and the carousel also!

Credits: sirio174

I love to take off my shoes (and socks too!), to stay barefoot in a sunny day, and take a sunbath in good company!

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I love to play some simple games with other people. This photo was taken at the Medieval Festival of my city:

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I like to participate to the street parade of my city:

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And, to try with other people, making some huge soap bubbles:

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Another occasion to meet new friends and to know people is to learn a new sport discipline in a public demonstration:

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Finally, there is one last thing that I like, but I cannot do: playing with a dog (I’m allergic to animal fur):

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After reading this article, tell me: “What is happiness for you?” Lomo on!

written by sirio174 on 2013-08-09 in #lifestyle #friends #italy #food #lomography #friendship #hugs #analogue-lifestyle #happiness #como #game #love #people #ice-cream #requested-post #free-time


  1. bsdunek
    bsdunek ·

    Looks like you're dressed awfully warm for the 'hot summer'!

  2. istionojr
    istionojr ·


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