Cartoline da Brighton ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐ŸŒŠ

Cartoline da Brightonย  Il Royal Pavillion รจ una presenza iconica proprio nel centro della vecchia Brighton, a testimonianza dell’attrazione della cittร  come meta turistica per i londinesi sin dalla fine del XVIII secolo. Costruito come residenza sul mare, seguendo l’ispirazione dell’allora principe di Galles, in seguito Giorgio IV, fu iniziato come un gruppo centrale di sale per funzioni in stile neoclassico e fu poi trasformato … Continue reading Cartoline da Brighton ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐ŸŒŠ

Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

  Almost completely destroyed by a devasting fire in 1991, it took an enormous effort to be reconstructed and restored to its former glory. In 2009 the Teatro Petruzzelli, the cultural gem and largest theatre of Apulia, was re-inaugurated. Since then The Petruzzelli Foundation is managing the venue and its productions that span to opera, ballet, prose, classical and more contemporary music.       … Continue reading Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Translated Poetry ๐Ÿ“ƒโžก๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

With this blog I started posting some translations of poetry from several languages into Italian, posting also the original version, which is by now in the public domain. Here are the links to these pages, with poems by Walt Whitman, Federico Garcia Lorca and Fernando Pessoa: Walt Whitman This Moment Yearning and Thoughtful ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“– Federico Garcia Lorca Llagas de amor, de Garcia Lorca ๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธย  Romance … Continue reading Translated Poetry ๐Ÿ“ƒโžก๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Llagas de amor, de Garcia Lorca ๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธย 

Llagas de amor – Sonetos del amor oscuro – Federico Garcรญa Lorca – 1936 – with translation into Italian by Enzo Martinelliย  ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธย Llagas de amor Esta luz, este fuego que devora. Este paisaje gris que me rodea. Este dolor por una sola idea. Esta angustia de cielo, mundo y hora. Este llanto de sangre que decora lira sin pulso ya, lรบbrica tea. Este peso del … Continue reading Llagas de amor, de Garcia Lorca ๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธย 

Alessandro Magno ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

  In celebrazione del 2375ยฐ anniversario della nascita di Alessandro Magno Testa in marmo di Alessandro Magno al British Museum – Uno dei tanti ritratti marmorei di Alessandro Magno usato dal leggendario conquistatore e dai suoi seguaci, durante e dopo il suo regno, per diffondere e immortalare l’immagine di un giovane e potente leader, spesso associato al concetto di divinitร . Questa scultura si presume sia … Continue reading Alessandro Magno ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Happy Easter! ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฃ

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย With my best wishes of serenity and colourful joy to everyone ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ย Con i miei migliori auguri di serenitร  e gioia colorata per tutti ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทย Avec mes meilleurs vล“ux de sรฉrรฉnitรฉ et de joie coulorรฉ ร  tout le monde ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธย Con mis mejores deseos de serenidad y alegrรญa colorada a todos Continue reading Happy Easter! ๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿฃ

Traditional Baked Timballo ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿง€

This recipe is for a typical dish prepared in the South of Italy, traditionally on Sundays and with freshly made pasta, as a way to serve a substantial course without spending too much time in the kitchen. The fresh pasta would be prepared the evening before and the dish would be baked some time before serving at lunch. This is traditionally known as “timballo”, with … Continue reading Traditional Baked Timballo ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿง€

Sunshine Blogger Award ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ†

I have been nominated by Ribana from Popsicle Societyย for the Mystery Blogger Award. Thanks for the nomination which is very much appreciated, especially because I am developing a new blog that I started only a couple of months ago. If you donโ€™t know Ribana yet, visit her blog, she is originally from Romania and she now lives with her husband in Singapore. She loves travelling, … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ†

Postcards from Apulia ๐Ÿ–ผโ›ช๏ธ๐Ÿฅ˜

Postcards from Apulia   Apulia is a beautiful place to visit and to discover, even for somebody who was born there and is supposed to have been exposed to inspiring places on a daily basis. Sometimes one can take for granted there is something interesting to explore next to you, all is required is a little effort of curiosity and open-mindness. Recently, i have launched … Continue reading Postcards from Apulia ๐Ÿ–ผโ›ช๏ธ๐Ÿฅ˜