'A breath of fresh air'

Guillermo Donato. Photo credit: KCRW Berlin

Guillermo Donato lives in Manerbio, a small town in the northern Lombardy region of Italy, which was the hardest hit by the coronavirus in the country. For months, it kept him from doing little other than enjoying his outdoor garden. But with some Italian restrictions now being lifted, the 48-year-old floral designer is slowly getting back to work. How does he think Italy will bear up after the first wave of the pandemic? 

“This is one of the first times that Italians are following the rules,” says Donato