Thursday Doors, December 14 2017

Not only doors today, also windows and walls, but freshly baked. LJ woman reports. Apart from the last door, which you saw in my previous post yet, all of these were taken yesterday after my dentist’s appointment which cost me one tooth, with my mouth numb, wrangling my umbrella, wiping snowflakes off the lens and…

Day won

Day one of days won over here. Only took eight photos today and posting five of them already. I like this percentage. I wonder if it will hold. Photo: © signature mmm

Home-hopping

Hail hail all who have homes, and countries, to hop between. Rolling over into Slovenia of origin tomorrow. Below are the three places in Slovenia that I can call home. Snow is supposed to greet us but it should warm up again. And then back to Rome for Christmas and home to Tuscany for New…

Thursday Doors, November 9 2017

It’s August and we are back in Ljubljana, Slovenia, the city where all was happening to me until almost five years ago when I just had to move to Tuscany. I’m almost certain that Ljubljana understands. Unless, of course, it doesn’t and decided to punish me. This is where we stopped a few Thursdays ago,…

Only too much is enough

This is my message to you, Aleš, in the last minutes of your birthday with images from the last day we spent together in Ljubljana, our hometown. Only the featured photo is not from there but from Piran, your favourite town where we often had mussels and wine even before my parents got lucky and…

Turning headers

This is a quick post with my six randomised headers. Say what? Simple: Here are six photos that run at the top of my blog’s front page whenever I’m not featuring Thursday Doors, Weekly Photo Contest posts or something other. Lest we forget, my blog runs under the headline Eye spy, love speak, Volkswagen, or…

WPC: Windowing

What’s new? Windows 10 but also twenty windows right here. As if the word got around that I’m finally getting Windows 10 this weekend… With it came a small dose of bitching – for example, they took the font of my watermark away. Why? They also considerably changed my beloved Windows Photo Gallery. I’m pretty…

Thursday Doors, September 28 2017

Today I take you to my birth town, Ljubljana in Slovenia, to see some of its doors and one funny graffiti. If I can find it. It was hot this August. Most of my holidays in the country of origin I spent by the sea but I managed to reach the capital too. It’s only…

Thursday Doors, August 17 2017

Today just one door. But it’s all-encompassing. I’ve always found it hard to imagine how one building can contain all books published by a nation. And yet it does. Luckily, the nation is rather small. During my January Graffiti Tour of Ljubljana I told the guide that I liked taking photos of doors especially, and…

Tale’s tail

In my previous post I describe the feelings I had while walking around Old Ljubljana. Nothing like books to ground me, I said and entered a familiar shop at last. And yet they are dying out, old shops and books, like Partisans, Polar bears and hippies. It’s not very surprising. Even I, who was the…

Lublana je bulana

This nicely rhyming title of an anthem from the punk era in the local dialect translates as “Ljubljana is sick.” Not at all and not all of it, some would say, and they are right, and yet my stroll threw me in a black hole. A few days ago I did a round of Old Ljubljana…

We are the winners

This Sunday we had our 15th annual garden tarock tournament. It all ended more than fine, rain included. Even though many of the participants, including me, had to admit that we hadn’t played a single game all year since the last tournament, we are always happy to gather in the garden and remember why we…

Thursday Doors, August 3, 2017

In need of a new door? How about a cinema under the stars with the view? Today’s edition has two parts. Soon after I started posting Thursday Doors, father suggested that if I wanted doors I could go in search of a door-selling shop. I liked the idea but I needed two years or so…

August

Now that August has started, let’s have a look at last year’s for my 2016 Calendar. The first half was spent in Slovenia where I am right now as well. Here is a look at assorted locations. Photo: © signature mmm My 2016 Calendar: January is here. February is here. March is here. April is here. May is here. June is here. July is here. September…

Coast to coast

This was yesterday’s coast to coast Slovenian style. Of course, we only have one, a short one at that. The road trip took us from Piran via Ljubljana, where we greeted sister, uncle and my fir tree, and then continued to Maribor on the other side of the country, second biggest Slovenian city and the…

Thursday Doors, July 13 2017

Since I’m off to where it all started this weekend, have a compilation of Slovenian doors. All of these were taken in 2015 or earlier, when I was not (yet so) dedicated to doors. Still, I was already posting them and you may recognise a few. Some of them have emotional value. The last one…