Category Archives: Italy

One Word Sunday: Old

Well, what to post – I have tons of images of old things! Many of which are ruined or at the very least decayed….but here is old and rather lovely – the 13th Century Benedictine cloister at Monreale, Sicily. Many

One Word Sunday: Old

Well, what to post – I have tons of images of old things! Many of which are ruined or at the very least decayed….but here is old and rather lovely – the 13th Century Benedictine cloister at Monreale, Sicily. Many

December Squares: Time (23) Condemned by Time

Well, more ravages of time, but this ruined church really said condemned to me…..roofless and altarless…a very sad relic Thanks to Becky’s square format, this version looks better than the original…. I had to take the image through a wire

December Squares: Time (23) Condemned by Time

Well, more ravages of time, but this ruined church really said condemned to me…..roofless and altarless…a very sad relic Thanks to Becky’s square format, this version looks better than the original…. I had to take the image through a wire

Anticipation

An image that I have recently shown, admittedly…but I couldn’t lay my hands on another that fit the prompt quickly A large crowd in the centre of Sienna, anticipating the drawing of the lots to decide who would be taking

Anticipation

An image that I have recently shown, admittedly…but I couldn’t lay my hands on another that fit the prompt quickly A large crowd in the centre of Sienna, anticipating the drawing of the lots to decide who would be taking

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #23: Celebrations

I didn’t think I had anything for this prompt, then realised I did, actually. Tanjaua in Maramures, Romania An ancient agrarian custom celebrating the first person out to plough the land. He is ceremoniously taken to the river by a

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #23: Celebrations

I didn’t think I had anything for this prompt, then realised I did, actually. Tanjaua in Maramures, Romania An ancient agrarian custom celebrating the first person out to plough the land. He is ceremoniously taken to the river by a

Thursday’ Special: Pick a Word in October Y3

Gushing Aperture Frontier The remains of an old Cold War frontier crossing between Poland and Slovakia. Linked to Thursday’s Special at Paula’s here

Thursday’ Special: Pick a Word in October Y3

Gushing Aperture Frontier The remains of an old Cold War frontier crossing between Poland and Slovakia. Linked to Thursday’s Special at Paula’s here

Thursday’s Special – Traces of the Past 30/08/2018

A couple of closer views of an old abandoned town in Basilicata. A place that has to be one of my favourite deserted places….full of enigmatic, mournful silence… I know I have posted these before, but….. Linked to Traces of

Thursday’s Special – Traces of the Past 30/08/2018

A couple of closer views of an old abandoned town in Basilicata. A place that has to be one of my favourite deserted places….full of enigmatic, mournful silence… I know I have posted these before, but….. Linked to Traces of

A Garden Giant

For One Word Sunday today, we are asked to come up with an image that says Giant. I thought immediately of some of the statues at the park of monsters at Bomarzo in Lazio, Italy. I don’t have an image

A Garden Giant

For One Word Sunday today, we are asked to come up with an image that says Giant. I thought immediately of some of the statues at the park of monsters at Bomarzo in Lazio, Italy. I don’t have an image

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in July Y3

This week, Paula has chosen five words, of which four were nice easy choices for me. We are off to Italy, Greece and Romania, courtesy of my archives. Splash: Feathered Marine Scenic Linked to Thursday’s Special over at Paula’s here

Thursday’s Special: Pick a Word in July Y3

This week, Paula has chosen five words, of which four were nice easy choices for me. We are off to Italy, Greece and Romania, courtesy of my archives. Splash: Feathered Marine Scenic Linked to Thursday’s Special over at Paula’s here