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Together Again

But, brothers and sisters, when we were orphaned by being separated from you for a short time (in person, not in thought), out of our intense longing we made every effort to see you.  496 more words

Marion Ueckermann

The Perils of Marriage and Wine Review

This is the first post I’ve made here in a while, and it comes at a strangely inopportune time.

I picked up a bottle of Epicuro’s 2012 “Primitivo” at Trader Joe’s, along with a box of cereal (“truly, the breakfast of champions,” said Dave-of-the-cash-register) because I knew my wife had been working hard on a marinara sauce and I wanted something with a bit of punch to cut through the beef and garlic, but not too dry. 664 more words


Letting the train take the strain – Summer Holiday 2014

As I am on my summer holiday this is one of my lazy blogs; mainly pictures, no science and written in the hope of inspiring more people to give up flying and take the train instead. 827 more words

The Bloggy Blog


It is not difficult to imagine the sounds coming out from the window below.


(201) Paolo Porpora

Paolo Porpora (born in Naples 1617 – 1673 Rome) appears for the first time, at the age of fifteen in 1632 in the Neapolitan workshop of Giacomo Recco. 267 more words


Exploring Venice

Venice is a beautiful Italian city with so much more to discover and explore than just the Old Town.

Venezia is one of a group of islands in the area and whilst it is amazing and you could easily spend 2 or 3 days getting lost within the narrow alleyways, shops, canals and squares, you can also very easily travel via Vaporetto to the surrounding islands of Murano, Burano and Lido. 122 more words

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