Capalbio is the town on the hill in Maremma closest to me and these are some of its doors. I often bring visitors here because it’s a charming old town, so it’s small wonder that during our a bit more than just a bloggers’ meeting … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 13/12/18: Capalbio 2
My travelling uncles strikes again. This is the third Thursday Doors post with his Morocco door photos, with special thanks since I’ve never been. I don’t have him here to explain things so I won’t include any facts and locations. Suffice to say, it’s Morocco, … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 6/12/18: Morocco 2
Happiness is a choice. “Thought is like a little boat upon the sea,” and you are the storm. Don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. First, thank you to Norm of Thursday Doors fame for the featured photo and one more in today’s gallery. Amore showing … Continue reading Lens-Artists PC: Happiness is a choice
If not made by hand, then surely hand operated and without a doubt hand taken. Nostalgia For all the hands little and big that ran out of time. For the fingers that pressed all the right buttons and wrapped around the loved ones when the … Continue reading Pic and a Word #163: Out of hand
In a somehow typical fashion, I post last year’s November photos on the last day of this year’s. Just in time. My ex liked calling things he did “just in time”, but that meant watering the plants on the brink of dying. Sometimes I felt … Continue reading November 2017
Here is a true story to lead you into the garden where the Magician stands on the head of the splashing High Priestess. Sounds like life. It’s 1991 and I’m out of the country without my parents for the first time. The country is France … Continue reading Lens-Artists PC: Splashing in Niki’s Garden
This poem has my favourite band on the soundtrack and a promise of sun around the bend. This is Pearl Jam and their most Mediterranean sounding song from my favourite album of theirs, No Code. Below is my poem as a result of the week … Continue reading Pic and a Word #162: Around the bend
Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else. ― Tom Stoppard, “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead” (quotation reblogged from One Million Photographs) It was exactly a month ago that I was forced to combine challenges and today I have to again, even though … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 22/11/18: Door soup for Lens-Artists PC
Live and let die, and then remember. Let’s go all poetic today. Do you know how you sometimes can’t tell exactly what a Latin proverb means? Is memento mori remember the dead or remember to die? In any case, I see it as the imperative … Continue reading Pic and a Word #161: Remember to die
Today the memory of an August afternoon spent in Koper, the fifth largest Slovenian city. By the look of it, it could also lie far away, in Argentina, maybe, or Honduras, or at least Italy. This biggest Slovenian port is located just below Trieste and … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 15/11/18: Koper 1
The more pictures I take, the more it becomes obvious that all I do is follow the light. The best is to catch it before it says good night when they say it’s golden, so I do. This magical gallery starts in Ljubljana, Slovenia, where … Continue reading Lens-Artists: Follow the light
Are these the End Times? Or has it only just begun? Be as it may, there is a storm coming. First the poem. Read the title as a companion to “grumble grumble”. Contemple contemple Con temple, con tempi, with times. I hear say that these … Continue reading Pic and a Word #160: Contemplate this
Since my today’s post doesn’t appear in my Reader and possibly neither in yours, here is a hook. Do you wish to see doors from here shot by me and the man on the floor? See my previous post. Thank you.
This is a joint post, which means that you can experience this visit out of another pair of eyes. We certainly didn’t come to San Galgano Abbey for the doors but we left with some, as one does. You might have heard it already: a bit … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 8/11/18: San Galgano Abbey – Double Bill
In words: a cheeky view of my current life. In images: a look back at how we stormed the Alps this August in search of the blue chapel. Rugged life My life is so rugged right now. These 30 degrees C are ruining my winter … Continue reading Pic and a Word #159: Rugged life
Today’s entry takes us to the August day on which injections and doors were shot to ease the pain. And since it’s November 1st, there must be a cemetery too. When I was in Slovenia for the summer, mother and I drove for half an … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 1/11/18: Mekinje & Kamnik
Here is a good idea if you plan to go to Slovenia: a medieval, well-preserved, picturesque town called Škofja Loka with a 150-year-old coffee and cake house, among other things. It goes without saying that they’ve got doors too. On this August day, the last … Continue reading Thursday Doors, 25/10/18: Škofja Loka I.
I never combine challenges but this week they made me do it. Something big for Lens-Artists and giant for Pic and a Word coming up. I’m going to include: a quotation (instead of my usual Pic and a Word poem) and thank Patrick for it, … Continue reading Lens-Artists PC & Pic and a Word 158: Up on a Giant
Before this month is done, here is last year’s October in twenty images. Greetings from Rome where we had a bit of Armageddon last night, with a hail storm, flash floods and general chaos. Luckily we stayed home and didn’t know about any of that, … Continue reading October 2017
Today celebrates my poet friend. It’s a bit more than just a birthday. Abraham is coming on a visit. I’m not in our country so we will have to celebrate another time but we yet had an excellent day this summer, in Koper on the … Continue reading Happy Ab day, Aleš!