A corporate affliction

This post is a personal account of how the corporate life is not the right career fit for me, I am not by any means suggesting there is something wrong with corporate careers. There can be fantastic career opportunities in the corporate world it is just for me the personal fit is not there.

I am currently living the Italian dream and soaking up life on the Italian Riviera. Technically I’m unemployed, or perhaps even a stay-at-home-mum – cringing at the term. Continue reading A corporate affliction

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Too many focal points can lead to confusion

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve taken part in the WordPress photo challenge, I’ve been both busy and travelling.

This week I return with a renewed focus, but with a picture from my home in Florence. Our grand door in all of its glory – both in and out of focus. A perfect representation of my time in Florence. The door always open.

Florence Eats

If you’re going to Florence there are simply some foods and some places that you can’t miss. Whether you’ve got a day or weeks to spend meandering through her city streets you’ll no doubt need to squeeze in many meals during your stay. Some of these foods are quintessentially Italian, others Tuscan and some purely for the Fiorentini – but there is no doubt they’re enjoyed by all who visit.

See if you can work your way through the entire list!

Pasta e sugo

Sometimes you just need to start with the basics and a restaurant that has mastered the art of fresh pasta and a simple tomato sauce is Il Brincello. I also recommend the ravioli fritti for a tasty starter, they’re delicious! Continue reading Florence Eats

Security set in iron

You can rest assured behind these iron gates, not only aesthetic but also safe and secure. Security done well in Florence.