By Giuseppe Scognamiglio, Scarp de’ tenis vendor
My identify is Giuseppe and I’m 65 years outdated. I’m from Naples. I’ve two kids and 5 grandchildren, and I’ve been a Scarp de ‘tenis vendor for 5 years. Previously, I’ve all the time labored: I used to be a park caretaker.
Then, in 2001, my spouse died: it was an enormous blow for me. Her identify was Angela and we had been very shut. In 2004, as a result of monetary disaster, I misplaced my job. It was a really tough interval. Then I found Scarp. I like this job and it permits me to pay the payments for the small condominium that I share with Massimo, one other Scarp colleague.
Music is my ardour: I’ve all the time sung and performed drums and guitar, however I finished throughout my darkish interval. I began up once more after we organised reveals within the editorial workplace. I felt good as a result of I had actually missed making music.
Translation from Italian by Clare Crossan