Il trovatore, by Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ

Celebrating the 168th anniversary of โ€œIl trovatoreโ€ premiere in Rome in 1853 โ€œIl trovatoreโ€ is a favoured albeit difficult opera to perform and part of the โ€œpopular trilogyโ€ by Giuseppe Verdi, along with Traviata and Rigoletto. The plot is based on a play by Antonio Garcia Gutierrez which was quite known at the time. The original story was quite complex and filled with bizarre incidents … Continue reading Il trovatore, by Verdi ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽญ

Kalanchoe thyrsiflora ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

La pequeรฑa planta que presento aqui pertenece a un gรฉnero diferente al de las otras de mi colecciรณn de suculentas. Esta planta pertenece al gรฉnero llamado kalanchoe, que en realidad proviene de un nombre chino. Esto significa que este grupo de plantas tiene orรญgenes en Asia y รfrica, a diferencia de las Amรฉricas, que son el lugar original de otras grandes familias de suculentas, y … Continue reading Kalanchoe thyrsiflora ๐ŸŒต๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Postcards from Southend-on-sea ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐ŸŒŠ

Postcards from Southend-on-sea Southend-on-Sea has seen peaks and throffs of its fortunes as a favourite destination for holiday-makers coming from the capital to enjoy the beaches and the marine views. The railway connection with London has always brought good number of tourists to this seaside resort but not comparable to the great success of Brighton on the southern coast, The competition with other coastal town … Continue reading Postcards from Southend-on-sea ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐ŸŒŠ

Alexandre, o Grande๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Comemoraรงรฃo do 2.377ยบ aniversรกrio do nascimento de Alexandre, o Grande, em 21/07/356 aC. A estรกtua ร  direita รฉ um dos muitos retratos de mรกrmore de Alexandre, o Grande, usados pelo lendรกrio conquistador e seus seguidores, durante e apรณs seu reinado, para difundir e imortalizar a imagem de um jovem e poderoso lรญder, que muitas vezes gostou da divindade . A escultura estรก exposta em uma … Continue reading Alexandre, o Grande๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Ah, ser indiferente! by Pessoa ๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

from ยซLivro de versosยป. 1935, by รlvaro de Campos – Fernando Pessoa – translated into English and Italian by Enzo Martinelli ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น Ah! Ser indiferente! De รlvaro de Campos Ah! Ser indiferente!ร‰ do alto do poder da sua indiferenรงaQue os chefes dos chefes dominam o mundo.Ser alheio atรฉ a si mesmo!ร‰ do alto do sentir desse alheamentoQue os mestres dos santos dominam o mundo.Ser esquecido … Continue reading Ah, ser indiferente! by Pessoa ๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡น

Amedeo Modigliani ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŸก

Celebrating the 137th anniversary of Amedeo Modiglianiโ€™s birth on 12/7/1884 Born in Livorno, Italy, on 12 July 1884 Amedeo Modigliani worked as a painter and sculptor primarily in France. After spending his youth and initial artistic career between Tuscany and Venice, in 1906 Modigliani moved to Paris where he got in contact with artists of the caliber of Pablo Picasso and Constantin Brancusi. His initial … Continue reading Amedeo Modigliani ๐Ÿ–Œ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŸก

Mamapulia, Bari ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Mamapulia is a restaurant in the center of Bari that stands out for the attention given to the choice of ingredients and the friendliness of their customer service. Very close to the main complex of the University of Bari, this restaurant is naturally very popular with students and families, but its cuisine inspired by the Apulian tradition is a source of attraction for anyone … Continue reading Mamapulia, Bari ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น