March 8 is the International Women's Day, also celebrated in Italy.
By the way, it was the Italian communist Theresa Mattei, who in March 1946 offered mimosa as an alternative to lilies of the valley and violets, that were common in France. For reasons of economy. Bravo!
On the 8th of March I had an impromptu test for knowledge of the Italian language. Now I can go to the prefecture tomorrow and take the official test, without which it is impossible to obtain a permanent residence permit.
The phone rings, which is indicated as an "international" number on the Eng...