The Christmas Song of the custodian

The Christmas Song of the custodian

Marina Lo Blundo Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Firenze |  maraina81@libero.it Dingding...dingding... no, those are not Christmas bells you hear ringing: it is the set of keys with which I announce (to myself, mainly, given that there is no one else here with me, unless you wish to count the Chimera and the Orator) the definitive closure of the galleries for the night. Though this night I would have gladly avoided it altogether: it’s Christmas and everybody is celebrating with their family, while I am not: I am here, in the museum, trying to convince myself that today, the 24th of December, is no different from the 24th of November or February and that tomorrow, the 25th of December, is no different from the 25th of November and...
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