À noite, by Pessoa 📃🖋🇵🇹

À noite, by Fernando Pessoa – from Novas Poesias Inéditas, 1973 – translated into English and Italian by Enzo Martinelli © 2023 Enzo Martinelli 🇵🇹 À noite, de Fernando Pessoa O silêncio é teu gémeo no Infinito.Quem te conhece, sabe não buscar.Morte visível, vens dessedentarO vago mundo, o mundo estreito e aflito.Se os teus abismos constelados fito,Não sei quem sou ou qual o fim a … Continue reading À noite, by Pessoa 📃🖋🇵🇹

Turkey Fillets with Bacon and Mash 🍗 🥓 🥔

This is a quick and filling recipe I like preparing during the cold season as tasty comfort food. The preparation is also suitable for preparation in larger quantities for a festive dinner, with the substitution of the frozen soffritto mix with a proper mincing of celery, onion and carrots and the addition of more varied steamed vegetables, to make it a richer preparation. Ingredients for … Continue reading Turkey Fillets with Bacon and Mash 🍗 🥓 🥔

Morts de Quarte-vingt-douze, by Rimbaud 🌊✒️🇫🇷

Morts de quarte-vi get-douze – Reliquaire – – Arthur Rimbaud – 1891 – with translations from French into 🇬🇧 English and 🇮🇹 Italian by Enzo Martinelli © 2023 Enzo Martinelli 🇫🇷 – Morts de quatre-vingt-douze, de Arthur Rimbaud Morts de Quatre-vingt-douze et de Quatre-vingt-treize,Qui, pâles du baiser fort de la liberté,Calmes, sous vos sabots, brisiez le joug qui pèseSur l’âme et sur le front de … Continue reading Morts de Quarte-vingt-douze, by Rimbaud 🌊✒️🇫🇷

Giovanni Boldini 🖌🖼🇬🇧

On the occasion of the 180th anniversary of Giovanni Boldini’s birth Giovanni Boldini was born in Ferrara, Italy, on 31 December 1842 and he moved to first to London and then to Paris in his 30s, It was in the capital of the Belle Époque that in he spent most of his adult life and became a representative member of the artistic movement of the … Continue reading Giovanni Boldini 🖌🖼🇬🇧

Giacomo Puccini 🎼🎹🇫🇷

En célébration du 164e anniversaire de la naissance de Giacomo Puccini Compositeur de certains des opéras les plus célèbres mis en scène dans le monde entier : Tosca, Madame Buttefly, Boheme, Turandot, Manon Lescaut – Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) a également eu une renommée mondiale au cours de sa vie. Au moment où Puccini est mort en 1924, il avait gagné 4 millions de dollars de … Continue reading Giacomo Puccini 🎼🎹🇫🇷

Ludwig van Beethoven 🎼🎹🇮🇹

In celebrazione del 252° anniversario della nascita di Beethoven Il giovane Ludwig, nato a Bonn in Germania il 17 Dicembre 177 in una famiglia di musicisti, mostrò fin dalla più tenera età un talento di genio musicale come pianista, sotto la guida di suo padre. Dopo alcuni lavori iniziali alla corte dell’elettore di Bonn, Ludwig si trasferì a Vienna nel 1792, dove iniziò a studiare … Continue reading Ludwig van Beethoven 🎼🎹🇮🇹

Wassily Kandinsky 🖌🖼🇪🇸

Con motivo del 156 aniversario de su nacimiento en Moscú en 1866 Nacido en Moscú el 16 de diciembre de 1866, Vassily Kandinsky es generalmente considerado el padre fundador del arte abstracto. Curiosamente, comenzó sus estudios de pintura solo a los 30 años, después de una carrera académica inicial como profesor de derecho. En este punto de su vida, se mudó a Múnich, Alemania, donde … Continue reading Wassily Kandinsky 🖌🖼🇪🇸

El amor duerme en el pecho del poeta, de García Lorca ✒️📃🇪🇸

El poeta habla por teléfono con el amor – Sonetos del amor oscuro – Federico García Lorca – 1936 – with translation into English and Italian by Enzo Martinelli © 2022 Enzo Martinelli 🇪🇸 El poeta habla por teléfono con el amor, de Federico García Lorca Tu voz regó la duna de mi pechoen la dulce cabina de madera.Por el sur de mis pies fue … Continue reading El amor duerme en el pecho del poeta, de García Lorca ✒️📃🇪🇸

The top 10 most popular art posts in 2022

Below are the links to the top 10 art posts for 2022 on this blog. These are the posts with the highest number of views throughout the year presented in descending order. There are some painting posts that have become increasingly popular even if these have been published years ago now. Amongst the painter’s profiles Vincent Van Gogh is always a popular choice. Continue reading The top 10 most popular art posts in 2022

The top 10 most popular food posts of 2022

Below are the links to the top 10 food posts for 2022 on this blog. These are the posts with the highest number of views throughout the year presented in descending order. During this year I have started posting my favourite recipes from my ordinary cookbook, most of them adapted to my diabetic diet, the ones I never get tired of preparing and enjoying. I … Continue reading The top 10 most popular food posts of 2022