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Old Music

There’s a sound from my childhood that I haven’t quite put a finger on. It’s rhythmic, definitely music of some kind. I think its the sort my dad likes to listen to- so probably Louis Armstrong, or Ella F., maybe Manhattan Transfer or Johnny Cash or a hundred others. 104 more words


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Visit of Villa Grimaldi Fassio in the Ligurian riviera

Villa Grimaldi Fassio shows the Italian and foreign art collection donated to the city by the brothers G.B. and Luigi Frugone in 1935 and 1953. 127 more words


#summerlyfe #blessed #sotanned #hotdoglegs

From where I’m sitting, here in the southern hemisphere in hipster land -AKA Melbourne, it’s bloody freezing! Meteorologists are claiming it to be the coldest winter ever, the coldest morning in 25 years, the first time it’s snowed in Queensland and making all sorts of icy statements. 446 more words


A touch of vintage to evergreen beauty

A very hot day in Messina, between the sacred and the profane: the Church of the Catalans РChiesa dei Catalani (12th century), a jewel of Arab-Norman architecture and the retrò red of the Fiat cars. 14 more words


Summer Postcards

Last week the Austrian National Library launched its digitized postcard portal AKON Ansichtskarten Online with over 75,000 historic postcards available to browse and download. The AKON portal supplements several other similar online resources such as the… 253 more words

Architectural History

4 of the Best & Most Unusual Views in Sicily

One of the ‘little’ towns we explored on our (i.e. me and my awesome boyfriend) own was called Noto. It was one of the 10 medieval towns that was totally flattened in the mid-1600s by a massive earthquake. 406 more words

Blonde Pilgrim

Gelato Messina x Uber

So this one isn’t really a review but I just wanted to share with you this uber exciting experience/uber clever marketing trick that made my day. 260 more words