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 

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˜

Yangon after the rain ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ™

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Main Square in Yangon after a midday rain, Myanmar. I went to visit a partner organisation in Yangon, with offices in a tower block overlooking Maha Bandula Garden and the Independence Monument, with this beautiful view of the city. Towards the back it is noticeable the gold-painted roof of the Sula Pagoda and the tall buildings of the commercial centre of Yangon. The colourful … Continue reading Yangon after the rain ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ™

Sunset in Monopoli ๐ŸŒ… ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒ…

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Winter sunset from the seafront in Monopoli, Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Tramonto invernale dal lungomare di Monopoli, Italia ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท ย Coucher de soleil d’hiver depuis le front de mer de Monopoli, Italie Monopoil, January 2018ย  ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŒŠ originally posted on my Instagram blog Sunsets ๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ† Travel โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿš„๐Ÿš‡ Continue reading Sunset in Monopoli ๐ŸŒ… ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒ…

Cristo Redentor ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท๐ŸŒ…ย 

Christ the Redeemer at Sunset – Rio de Janeiro, Brazilย  Dominating the skyline of the “beautiful city” from the tallest hill at the back of the Brazilian metropolis’ sandy beaches, this colossal Art Deco statue of Christ is the most iconic image of Rio and is absolutely stunning in the striking light of sunset. Constructed between 1922 and 1931, the statue is 30 metres high, … Continue reading Cristo Redentor ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ท๐ŸŒ…ย 

Schubertโ€™s portrait ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย  Portrait by Anton Depauly of Franz Schubert in 1827, currently exhibited at Friends of Music in Vienna. Despite a short life, he died at 30 years of age, Schubert left a remarkable collection of compositions, mainly for piano and voice and chamber music. Child prodigy in learning to play the piano and the violin following lessons by his father and brother, soon he excelled … Continue reading Schubertโ€™s portrait ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต

The Persian Boy ๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

  ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง The Persian Boy by Mary Renault –ย Bringing back to life the ancient and extraordinary story of the conquest of an unimaginably vast empire by a young and passionate Alexander the Great, seen from the eyes of his affectionate lover, Bagoas. Competing for love and attention with Hephaestion, Roxana and other lovers, Bagoas has to find his own space in the heart of the … Continue reading The Persian Boy ๐Ÿ‘ณ๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Spring Sea in Giovinazzo ๐ŸŒŠโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Spring Sea in Giovinazzo, Apulia, Italyย  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Mare primaverile a Giovinazzo, Puglia, Italia ย  ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Mer de printemps ร  Giovinazzo, Pouilles, Italie ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Mar de primavera en Giovinazzo, Apulia, Italia ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŒŠ Originally posted on my Instagram blog ย  ย Photography Postcards from Italy Continue reading Spring Sea in Giovinazzo ๐ŸŒŠโ˜€๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

Romance de la luna, luna ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ

Romance de la luna luna – Federico Garcia Lorca – Romancero Gitano – 1928 – with translations into ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย English and ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡นย Italian by Enzo Martinelliย  ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ ย A Conchita Garcรญa Lorca La luna vino a la fragua con su polisรณn de nardos. El niรฑo la mira mira. El niรฑo la estรก mirando. En el aire conmovido mueve la luna sus brazos y enseรฑa, lรบbrica y pura, sus … Continue reading Romance de la luna, luna ๐Ÿ–‹๐Ÿ“ƒ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ