A soggiorno in a Sicilian satellite city

Italy is known for its northern wonders, perhaps more so than its southern wonders. The tourists flock to the northern attractions and often miss the south entirely. And even then, those that venture south only happen by the star attractions missing much of the south.

It is true that the south – and I’m talking the very south, Sicily – can be more difficult to tackle as a tourist than her northern counterparts. But your efforts will be repaid in a rich cultural experience. Continue reading “A soggiorno in a Sicilian satellite city”

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Bumper challenge: a hodgepodge of bridges

I’ve been off the radar for a few weeks now  and missed a few photo challenges so this one’s going to kill 2, no 3 birds with one stone!

There’re are so many bridges in the world, so what better subject to use for my collage challenge – while also including bridges.

Bridges can also be used for my delta challenge – after all aren’t bridges the perfect representation of transition. Both the bridges themselves and also the ideas that they represent. Continue reading “Bumper challenge: a hodgepodge of bridges”

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.

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.