Happy 4T, sista!

Today celebrates my sister and she celebrates big. We are going to party as if it were 1999. You were 22, perfect. You heard it on the radio, you seen it on the TV show. A to the K? 4 to the mother****ing T. Before we crash your party in a few hours with 100 songs,…

July

Let me catch up with last year’s July for my 2016 Calendar before we hit the middle of this one. I was amazed to discover only two locations and two days of shooting in my July folder. True, I didn’t go anywhere much, but even more it’s the heat that incapacitates me and sucks my…

Too old to turn, too hot to brain

On Saturday I visited the sunflowers and then hopped to Orbetello on a 40°C brain-frying shopping spree. I’ve been meaning to visit the sunflowers again, truly, on an afternoon this time, expecting them to be turned my way, seeing that on June 16th at 10 am they were stubbornly showing me their backs. This post…

Last Sunday

This was last Sunday: Monte Argentario monastery laid out the view and the flowers for us. Well, for everybody who chose to drive those few kilometres half way to the top of Monte Argentario, the hill on the peninsula of the same name next to the Orbetello lagoon, right here on the Silver Coast (our…

Vision 20/20

And it’s not over yet. This is my sister’s visit in twenty images. Even with a single photo from each location (okay, and a bit more from home) I had to stop myself at 20. It begins and ends with colourful bits to bite with plenty in between, including the first use of bikini this year. Click…

First poppies

My Sunday. I invite you along – just click on the first photo and be sucked in. Photo: © signature mmm

WPC: Atop of the morning to ya

The title goes well with yesterday’s Fiesta, whereas the photos are two apiece from different tops I have climbed in my two countries. But first the last week on my blog lest I forget. There were quite a few topics: Last week’s subject of “wish” had me running for a pretty little church; I told you…

May

May I interest you in twelve images from last May for my calendar 2016? It is my birthday month, that’s why it’s probably my favourite. And the nature plays along too. ADD-IT: I’ve just realised that I only posted ten photos, rather than my usual 12 as I did for other months. Fixing that with…

Birds’ wedding planner

In Slovenia it’s St. Gregory’s today, the day when birds get married. More on this pagan holiday which we call “Gregorjevo” here. It’s St. Valentine’s Day, Slovenian-style. I had planned to post other bird photos, but today as I went to buy groceries by the lagoon, as one does, certain aviators demanded attention. They can be…

WPC: Against all odds, evenly

Not that there were any odds to begin with, and yet I’ve come a long way. Geographically speaking. We shall have a look at how it all began in a minute, but first the previous week on my blog. There were: Twelve photos from last April as part of my 2016 Calendar; full moon, if…

February

If I go on with this pace, we shall reach December some time next summer. Still, here is my February. As I tried to compile a calendar post with a photo for each month, I got terribly sad for all those who’d be left behind. Here there are, twelve images from February. All were taken 15…

Thursday Doors, December 22

Today is not so much about doors as specimens but more about a town, its streets, arches and apertures. Orbetello is about 15 minutes away, so it has been featured before, also doorwise, but there is something about it that makes me happy. I think it’s its colours. None of the photos below were taken…

36 questions

I found the questions below in the attached New York Times article, and vulnerable as I obviously like to be promptly answered them. Whatever you do today, make it lead to love. Set I 1. Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest? Jeanette Winterson. Eddie Vedder. Dom…

CFFC: Laundry from my windows

For a while now I’ve been threatening with my laundry folder. Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge on the theme of windows lets it all hang out. First come Italian windows, followed by Slovenian from Piran – so that you can be the judge of whether Italians truly do it better. I’d say it’s a tie. Photo: a ©…

CFFC: My Entrances and Doors

Since I take photos of doors all the time for Norm’s Thursday Doors (and for myself) as it is, here is a selection of favourite previously published ones for Cee and her fun challenge. Since this is a special occasion, here are more then twenty photos which is my usual limit. I think I’ll make…

Saturday in Orbetello

Last Saturday we encountered an open-air market by the Orbetello lagoon, right on the other side to where the flamingos are. Photo: a © signature mmm production