Tag Archives: Spring

SPRING

So, finally, the mildest, softest and most promising season of the year is ready to welcome us! If I had lived more than two thousand years ago in ancient Rome, I’d be getting ready to celebrate the Floralia festival (April … Continue reading

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Odyssey of a distracted photographer

I’m pretty sure that many of you know the dilemma: going for a walk in company with or without your photo camera. If you leave it at home you don’t stress your  friends with “wait a minute”, “let me have … Continue reading

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Spring will come…this time for good!

I heard it this morning… a high pressure area (anticyclone) is coming towards Tuscany from the Azores. This means sunny, mild weather  at least until Sunday – maybe for the whole next week. Yes, please! When moving to Italy, one … Continue reading

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Gathering spring herbs

A thing of thirty years ago still vivid in my memory is a salad served towards the end of winter at a dinner in a farmhouse in the Pistoia region (between Florence and Lucca). The landlord, a passionate cook, had … Continue reading

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