Boy, is Naples hot. In the south of Italy, it boasts summers that are properly hot. The pavement is melting -; you are driving down the street and your car or scooter wheels are gently sinking in the tarmac -; you hydrate and twenty minutes later you have sweated all your hydration -; you are walking down the street and the piles of rubbish they … Continue reading Once upon a very hot Neapolitan day.
Here is a throwback to a city that I liked as soon as I set foot in it. I did blog about it when I visited it three years ago; I went on about its architecture, architectural details, and its ideal mixture of sea and mountain landscape. Here is a throwback to its beautiful beach and palm trees. I vividly remember seeing those palm trees … Continue reading Barcelona, lona, ona.
Dusk. My favorite time of the day. Dawn too actually but unless I’m up at that hour to got to set or a photoshoot I usually just catch the other magic hour, later on the day. African sunsets are my favorite, especially the ones in Botswana. Something about the bronzing in the light blue sky as a backdrop of the savannah is really special. And … Continue reading Sunsets in Botswana.
It’s not walking down Bedford Avenue and trying out the different coffee shops and restaurants. There’s a different post for that. It’s jogging down Kent Avenue all the way down past the Newton Barge Terminal Playground (which I know by name because I have just looked it up on Maps). I’m listening to music. And because it is winter, it is New York and I … Continue reading Williamsburg state of mind.
A friend of mine was going through a healthy season last season. One Saturday afternoon, as she was moving house and packing her stuff (all her stuff), she invited a couple of girlfriends over to put everything into boxes, chat and indulge in a couple of glasses of wine and homemade food. The recipe du jour was homemade chocolate mousse. While I cannot remember the … Continue reading Chocolate galore.
I can see where the TV series got their tone of voice from. Continue reading Reading “Sex and the city”.