Alexandre le Grand ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

ร€ l’occasion du 2375รจme anniversaire de la naissance d’Alexandre le Grand Tรชte de marbre d’Alexandre III de Macรฉdoine, dit le Grand, au British Museum – L’un des nombreux portraits de marbre d’Alexandre le Grand utilisรฉ par le lรฉgendaire conquรฉrant et ses partisans, pendant et aprรจs son rรจgne, pour diffuser et immortaliser l’image d’un dirigeant jeune et puissant, souvent associรฉ au concept de divinitรฉ. On pense … Continue reading Alexandre le Grand ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

Lake Naivasha โ˜€๏ธโ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Lake Naivasha Reflections – Kenya    ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น Riflessi sul lago Naivasha – Kenya   ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Reflets sur le lac Naivasha – Kenya ย  ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ธ Reflexiones sobre el lago Naivasha – Kenia ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ“ฑ๐ŸŒŠ Originally posted on my Instagram blog Photography Travel Continue reading Lake Naivasha โ˜€๏ธโ˜๏ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช

Nataraja, by Riley ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ”ถ๐Ÿ”ท

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งNataraja – oil painting on canvas by Bridget Riley, 1993, Tate Modern, London. Inspired by a trip to India and the colourfulness of popular artworks there. The title refers to the Hindu god Shiva, as Lord of the Dance, with his many arms, rendered on canvas with contrasting colours and geometrical and dynamic shapes, typical of optical art. ย  Pick the colours you love best! … Continue reading Nataraja, by Riley ๐ŸŽจ๐Ÿ”ถ๐Ÿ”ท

Konzerthaus Berlin ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿป

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Fantastic venue for concerts on a lively square in central Berlin. Originally built as a theatre between 1818 and 1821, heavily damaged during the Second World War, was then rebuilt from 1977 onwards and converted into a concert hall, maintaining its original neo-classical design, both in its external architecture and its sumptuous interiors., . It changed its name to the current one in 1994 … Continue reading Konzerthaus Berlin ๐Ÿ›๐ŸŽถ๐Ÿป

Sunset in Brighton ๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒ…

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง ย Spring Sunset in Brighton from the top of British Airways i360ย  ย  ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น ย Tramonto di primavera a Brighton dalla cima del British Airways i360 ย  ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ปโ™ฅ๏ธ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŒ…๐Ÿ“ฑ Sunsets ๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒ† Postcards from Brighton ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐ŸŒŠ Cartoline da Brighton ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿด๓ ง๓ ข๓ ฅ๓ ฎ๓ ง๓ ฟ๐ŸŒŠ Postcards from Europe ๐Ÿ–ผ๐Ÿž๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡บ ย  Continue reading Sunset in Brighton ๐ŸŒ‡๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒ…

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

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

ย  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 … 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…

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

Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š

ย  ย  ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡งย Marble head of Alexander the Great at the British Museum – One of the many marble portraits of Alexander the Great used by the legendary conqueror and his followers, during and after his reign, to disseminate and immortalise the image of a young and powerful leader, many times liked to deity. Recently,ย I read with keen interest a novel by Mary Renault about Alexander, … Continue reading Alexander the Great ๐Ÿ—ฟ๐Ÿ›๐Ÿ“š