When lifes gives you only lemons, you make a lemonade (or Limoncello)

(italy as a protected area day 6)
Italy as protected area day 6. This is the first Sunday of this period of quarantine. Normally you would have woken up later, have a look outside the window to decide if later you would have a walk at the sea shore, do some home cleaning, having a distracted look at the TV running the […]

Queueing at the supermarket…

(Italy as protected area day 3)
Italy as a protected area day 3…I know it is a kind of countdown but mentally is like this. Yesterday the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced even more strict rules . The shops or activities that are not primary (like food or pharmacies) will be closed until 25th March in order to avoid unnecessary […]

The Market

(Italy as protected area, day 2)
Italy as a protected area day 2. Today I have been to the local food market, this is one of the reasons we are permitted to stay outside. We must have a self certification where in case the police stops us we declare what we are doing and they are going to check. We have […]

Street art in Florence ;-) Tommaso Brogini

Here we are! Back again 😉 The high season at end, cozy atmospheres and Christmas Eve on the way. It is time to recharge the batteries, to relax but also to study and update, also my blog! Going back on writing, choosing pictures and describing my territory. One of the things I love the most […]

Boxing Day!

(i wish you a merry christmas....)
Have you had a serene Christmas? Here in Tuscany is raining and a cloudy day, one of those days you relax! Babbo Natale or better Santa Claus just passed with his gifts, here in Italy everywhere we have just run a food marathon…and the New Year’s Eve is on the way! VH1 is running Christmas […]

Elena Ferrante’s Naples : a photo wandering guide!

(not only Tuscany)
A novel, a book, a song…sometimes can be the excuse to plan a visit! Sometimes we travel in cities or places thanks to TV series, movies or pages. Personallythe first Isabel Allende’s books made me wish to take a plane and visit Chile, I fell in love with Australia thanks to INXS and Nick Cave, […]

The Florentine Cupid!

(people from florence)
My passion for photography is very linked to portraits and daily life. When I do tours in Florence one of the details I underline the most are street artists, painters, musicians or performers. This is part of the soul of this city. Or maybe a playful detail to see and observe, a moment when your […]

Livorno portraits

(people from livorno)
When I walk in a city I always observe the people working, expecially the old ones. I just imagine they have a special knowlegde and they take care of what they are doing. I always ask them sorry to take picture of them but personally I think photography is a great way to preserve memories […]