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The Power of the Pizza

The city is FAMOUS for its New York slices! I don’t know what it is, but there is just something about those giant New York pizzas. 293 more words


Short Fiction: An Orphan on Rivoli

THE WORD “INSANE” is too much of a blanket characteristic – too clinical – and with it comes all sorts of negative connotations. It’s a useful word though because it’s tough to describe Alex, who lived in a tiny chambre de bonne above the rue de Rivoli, in any other way. 985 more words


Some Pretty Things

So far, I have had enormous trouble trying to add more than one photo to a post. Possibly coz I do it from my phone – I don’t know. 256 more words

Beads And Pretty Things

The Best Kept Secret in Paris: The Saint James Albany Hotel Spa and Pool

Towards the end of my month in Paris, the dull ache in my lower back became harder to ignore, and my legs were starting to feel very sore and swollen from our weeks of walking. 325 more words


Snowflake pendant

Look out for the instructions for my snowflake pendant in the new issue of the Beadworkers’ Guild Journal!I used twin beads and seed beads to bezel the aqua rivoli, then more twin beads to make the points of the snowflake. 23 more words


Half tila bezel for rivoli

My first play with half tilas – they make a quick and simple bezel, but are a bit fragile. I had to remake the sample for this as one of them broke just as I was finishing it. 25 more words


Café rue Rivoli

In netto contrasto con il Marinoni, questo locale antistante al teatro Strehler (il Piccolo) sembra fermo a qualche decennio fa. L’ambiente è molto tranquillo e lontano dalla frenesia dei bar della vicina stazione. 304 more words