Looking out from the shore of Italy, across the Mediterranean Sea, a writer reflects on how in a short space of time, so much has changed.
The Italian architect Carlo Mollino lived a long life where he pursued many passions. He designed a number of extraordinary buildings in his native Turin, as well as finding time to create a collection of Polaroid nudes and bring to life a record-breaking sports car.
Beneath the Phlegraean Fields near Naples there’s a giant lake of liquid magma bubbling away. The entire area includes 24 craters and volcanic cones. An eruption could occur within the next few years.