2,770 candles for Rome

Eternity just got a bit longer: Rome celebrates its 2,770th birthday today. I want to say thank you to Sara from The Rover in Leather Jacket who alerted me to it. Have a look at her most recent post and give us your favourite words in any language in a comment. She will appreciate it…

Happy 4th birthday, Bestia!

Again a year went by and today celebrates my friend here. It came as a bit of a surprise amid running around, eating healthy with the visitor (still!) and editing too many photos, but today is Bestia’s birthday! He is older, wiser, calmer and more obedient. He has learnt that it pays off to do what…

Three Monday windows

I have saved these three window photos from our stroll along Via Appia Antica especially for a Monday. Photo: a © signature mmm production For Ludwig’s Monday Window challenge

Thursday Doors, November 3

This post includes a trattoria, a tomb, a door guardian and the fear of doors. Yesterday I saw a funny photo from Via Appia Antica in Roma and realised that I never posted the second part of the doors encountered on our lovely April walk. While the first part of the doors was posted on my first…

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…