‘I like standing out with my clothes, but I don’t intend to provoke. I wouldn’t wear a cropped top just to get reactions. I do what I find cool and hope other people notice.’
‘People keep asking what happened to my moustache while I shaved it off a year and a half ago. It started as joke: shaving off my beard and leaving my moustache. I hadn’t expected so many people to be offended by it. Even when I took my car to the garage for its MOT, the mechanics gave me beauty tips: “You’re more handsome without a ‘tache.” I know very well that I looked like an Italian ice-cream seller but I actually quite liked that.’
Valerio will make his appearance in the Amsterdam Characters book!