Postcards from Europe ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

Since I started this new blog I launched a successful series of blog posts featuring travel notes from my favourite destinations. This is an opportunity to recall some of these popular posts of postcards from European destinations for your review: Postcards from Apulia ๐Ÿ–ผโ›ช๏ธ๐Ÿฅ˜ Postcards from Brighton ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐ŸŒŠ Postcards from London ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Postcards from Berlin ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช Travel โœˆ๏ธ๐Ÿš„๐Ÿš‡     Advertisements Continue reading Postcards from Europe ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ

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

St Paul’s Knightsbridge โ›ช๏ธ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ

  Not only an interesting early Victorian church in the posh neighbourhood of Knightsbridge, St Paul’s is also a regular venue for concert and recordings by BBC Radio 3 and other musical groups. The church is the perfect recording venue for the BBC Singers, who perform there regularly, especially for their sacred music programmes. The church was founded in 1843, under the auspices of the … Continue reading St Paul’s Knightsbridge โ›ช๏ธ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽถ

St James’s Piccadilly โ›ช๏ธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน

Built on a design by Christopher Wren and consacrated in 1684, St James’s Piccadilly is an Anglican church in central London that features a vibrant community programme, including also a regular high quality series of concerts. These are normally free at lunchtime and require a ticket in the evenings. Always very enjoyable with performances by young artists and talented artists.   The church is very … Continue reading St James’s Piccadilly โ›ช๏ธ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน

White Cube, Bermondsey ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐ŸŽจ

  The White Cube is an art gallery in Bermondsey, London, devoted to temporary exhibitions of contemporary art. Hosted in a former warehouse of 58,000 sq feet on Bermondsey Street it is one of the largest commercial galleries in Europe. Its versatile and ample exhibition spaces, opened in October 2011, allow for large exhibitions, normally dedicated to individual artists showcasing various instalations of their artistic … Continue reading White Cube, Bermondsey ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐ŸŽจ

Toulouse Lautrec Brasserie ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿฅ˜

  This is one of my favourite restaurants close by to where I live in London. It started as a pub conversion, keeping as much as possible some of the original features of the interior design and featuring some classic French cuisine. It is now also a popular jazz club with a dense programme of concerts and events throughout the month. Also for me a … Continue reading Toulouse Lautrec Brasserie ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿฅ˜

Wigmore Hall ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ›

London has a marvellous concentration of venues with great acoustic for classical music performances of all kinds. My favourites are the more intimate ones, like Wigmore Hall, perfect for chamber music, with a varied programme of world class performances every day of the week. Originally named Bechstein Hall, from the piano manufacturer, which had a showroom next door, and commissioned the venue at the end of … Continue reading Wigmore Hall ๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽน๐Ÿ›

The Water-Lily Pond by Monet ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŽจ

The Water-Lily Pond, oil painting by Claude Monet, 1899, exhibited at theย National Gallery in London – Depicting a colourful and iconic scene from his garden in Giverny, in the outskirts of Paris. Monet found inspiration for his late paintings from the garden he carefully designed around his country house in Giverny. Today the garden is kept with a similar attention of his previous owner and … Continue reading The Water-Lily Pond by Monet ๐Ÿ–ผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŽจ

Fish! @ Borough Market ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง A great discovery in the busy Borough Market, Fish! a very nice seafood restaurant, with fresh produce and great customer service, probably one of my new favourites restaurants in London. With a menu that includes classic preparations like fish and chips and grilled fish, any seafood lover can find an inspiring combination.ย  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Una grande scoperta nell’affollato Borough Market, Fish! รจ un ristorante … Continue reading Fish! @ Borough Market ๐Ÿค๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ

Postcards from London ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง

    Postcards from London London is the place where I live because I felt an irresistible attraction to the city in my 30s and decided this was the place I wanted to develop my career and live my life. More than 20 years after, I am still in love with the place and feel amazed by the opportunities the metropolis can offer, whether one … Continue reading Postcards from London ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿ’‚๐Ÿผโ€โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง