Tag: Italy

Thursday doors #44

Today I’m featuring doors photographed on my last visit to Alassio, in Italy, which are all from the same street! Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world.… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #44”

Thursday doors #43

The next couple of weeks will feature doors photographed on my last visit to Alassio, in Italy, all from the same street! Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #43”

Thursday doors #42

Today and the next couple of weeks will feature doors photographed on my latest visit to Alassio, in Italy, most of which were all from the same street! However I’m kicking off with church doors – always rich pickings. The Sant’Ambrogio Parish Church was… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #42”

Wordless Wednesday – ready, steady, go

I’m never too sure whether I should explain what’s in the photo or allow it to speak for itself on the basis that a picture paints a thousand words.  

Wordless Wednesday – running water

Happy New Year

I hope you’ve all had a very enjoyable Festive Season and are looking forward to 2019. Of course, for those of you who continue to celebrate until Epiphany, just carry on! We had a surprisingly lovely time before Christmas in Paris (see future posts… Continue Reading “Happy New Year”

Two becomes one

Yes, this is a sad tale about separation and loss. My beloved had arranged a business meeting in Alassio on Monday – part way for both parties. I decided we’d spend the Sunday night there so he could once again enjoy the benefits of… Continue Reading “Two becomes one”

12 Days of Christmas – day 4

It was only as I was skimming through my beloved’s cycling photographs that I realised how many featured the lovely leggy podium girls who grace every event! This one is from the Giro d’Italia and features its “god-mother” holding the splendid winner’s trophy. Hailing from… Continue Reading “12 Days of Christmas – day 4”

Garibaldi’s Giro II

Like most people, I remember Garibaldi as the man who unified Italy and for whom the biscuits were named. Oh yes, the Garibaldi biscuit was indeed named after Giuseppe Garibaldi following his visit to Tynemouth in 1854. It was developed at a time when produce was… Continue Reading “Garibaldi’s Giro II”