Get to know Alice Podenzana

Which living person do you most admire?

My parents.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Once I spent 10 days in a meditation centre in Myanmar completely disconnected from the outside world and in total silence, meditation around 11hrs per day. And the thing is, I am looking forward to repeating that experience again!

What is your current state of mind?

A lot of ups and downs due to the current COVID-19 situation and the lockdown which limits movements and social interaction. I am learning to be more patient so overall I feel pretty balanced and mostly grateful that everyone I know is safe and healthy.

When and where are you happiest?

On a sunny day, surrounded by nature, ideally walking on a beach, with my partner.

Where would you most like to live?

Close to the sea.

Which talent would you most like to have?

I would love to be able to play piano.

What do you most value in your friends?

Honesty.

Who are your favourite writers?

Baricco and Anatoli Scholz.

What is it that you most dislike?

Superficiality.

What is your favourite word?

Love.

What excited you creatively, spiritually or emotionally?

Creating – it doesn’t matter what, when I create/produce something I feel extremely excited!

What sound or noise do you love?

The sound of the ocean.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

Too many to list!

What profession would you not like to do?

Any profession that requires me to sit in an office.

What is your motto?

”If you don’t like where you are, move. You are not a tree.”