MM 3-14: Monochrome Niki Madness

The reason why I chose this particular photograph from the Garden to be black&whited lies in what became apparent once I did it. Considering how many photographs I have taken in Il giardino dei tarocchi, Niki de Saint Phalle’s Tarot Garden which lies in my vicinity, one would think that there are many better ones and one…

Frida is here

I hope that if you are out there and read this, know that I’m here, and I’m just as strange as you. —Frida Kahlo

Supersizing happiness tag

I had to double the happiness dose after Joey kindly dropped my name as someone who makes her happy. Here are my ten favourite things, songs and bloggers to supersize smiles. (Just ten of the) Things that make me happy, alphabetically, with a photo for each: Photo: a © signature mmm production (Just ten of the)…

Suvi’s Statues: Fanor Hernández

I know many of you have some statues stored just itching to be shown, and now Saturdays are the time and Suvi’s challenge is the place and you’ve got almost all week to join. This week I’ve got for you a sculptor whose works don’t lie as if he came from Colombia. Maybe because he…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Found-ains

I admit, I like fountains a lot. Must be the dog in me. And collecting some of my favourite fountain photos I realised that they are not so very different. That is, until small Slovenian town Žalec builds the first beer fountain in Europe. Plans are made and it’s a go. Just keep the dogs away….

Romeing

I’m fairly often in Rome but as with the whole of Italy I’m taking it slowly. It’s not that it’s going anywhere. Sometimes I do act according to what you tell me. Blogging world is so cool for many things, one of them being recommendations I get browsing your blogs. When it’s talk of Italy, I prick…

WPC: Niki’s numbers

As it happens in life, I find myself less than 15 minutes away from Niki de Saint Phalle’s Tarot Garden. This time I will show you her numbers. “Il giardino dei tarocchi,” signs point. If one has made an (amateur) career out of playing Austro-Hungarian card game tarock (here a quick, not very well-played round to get…