Many thanks for my first 1000 likes ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

I just wanted to thank you, my dear followers, for having been my support for these first months of my new experience in blogging on this site with liking and commenting my posts. This has given me a much better sense of what works and what doesn’t, and how I can improve on it. Your feedback is invaluable. A thousand thanks again, also for the … Continue reading Many thanks for my first 1000 likes ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

Liebster Award โค๏ธ๐Ÿ—’๐Ÿ†

Questo รจ il mio primo blogger award ricevuto in italiano. Grazie mille ad Elena deย La casetta del merloย per avermi nominato. Sebbene io posti anche in italiano, oltre che in inglese, non mi era ancora capitato di essere menzionato dal pubblico italofono nei miei pochi mesi come blogger, ma come si dirร  in italiano?! Elena edita con cura il suo blog con post di appunti di … Continue reading Liebster Award โค๏ธ๐Ÿ—’๐Ÿ†

Many thanks to my first 100 followers ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

I just wanted to thank you, my dear followers, for having been my support for these first months of my new experience in blogging on this site with liking and commenting my posts. This has given me a much better sense of what works and what doesn’t, and how I can improve on it. Your feedback is invaluable. Thanks again! Continue reading Many thanks to my first 100 followers ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผโค๏ธ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

April ’19: monthly roundup ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“†๐Ÿ—‚

The top five blog posts of the month of April by views are: Schubertโ€™s portrait ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต Translated Poetry ๐Ÿ“ƒโžก๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Toulouse Lautrec Brasserie ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿฅ˜ Sunshine Blogger Award ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ† Alessandro Magno ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š I have only started this blog three months ago and I’m still finding my way around what I want to write about and what my readers like. This round up shows the variety of interests … Continue reading April ’19: monthly roundup ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“†๐Ÿ—‚

Sunshine Blogger Award 2 ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ†

I have been nominated by Ribana from Popsicle Societyย for the Mystery Blogger Award for a second time now. Thanks for the nomination which is much appreciated, especially because I am developing an audience for my 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 … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award 2 ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ†

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†

Devastating Fire Ravages Notre-Dame in Paris

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-47941794 Yesterday evening I started getting news alerts about a damaging fire in Paris on the roof of the Cathedral of Notre-Dame. It was indeed a terrible evening as this cathedral is deeply embedded in everybodyโ€™s psyche, whether or not one is a believer. I have very emotional memories about being in this church since I was 18 and it was very distressing to see … Continue reading Devastating Fire Ravages Notre-Dame in Paris

Mystery Blogger Award โ“๐Ÿ—’๐Ÿ†

I have been nominated by Ribana from Popsicle Society for the Mystery Blogger Award. Thank you very much, very appreciated, especially because I am developing a very 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, cooking, nature … Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award โ“๐Ÿ—’๐Ÿ†

March ’19: monthly roundup ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“†๐Ÿ—‚

The top five blog posts of the month by views are: Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š Postcards from London ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Postcards from Berlin ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Romance de la luna, luna ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Mozartโ€™s Portrait ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน๐ŸŽต I have only started this blog two months ago and I’m still finding my way around what I want to write about and what my readers like. This round up shows the variety … Continue reading March ’19: monthly roundup ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ“†๐Ÿ—‚