Bagnaia . . . A peaceful corner on the Island of Elba

You have probably heard about Isola d’Elba – the Island of Elba – the third largest island of Italy and the largest of the Tuscan Archipelago. It is covered with lush vegetation and it is considered to be the greenest island of the Mediterranean. Rich in history, the island was most notably Napoleon’s place of …

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Eggplants are at their best . . . time for my Parmigiana di Melanzane

Few days ago, I told the world I was “in ferie” (summer holiday), however the reality of August being almost over, made me realize that I had things to share that could just not wait. This means that you will be reading a little more of me before the month is over . . . …

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“Capture the Colour” and lost photographs!

Two months ago something terrible happened, the iPhoto Application on my MAC desktop CRASHED! I guess it had been giving signals such as: “Are you sure you want to download more pictures? Memory is running low!” I had not only dismissed the recurrent message, I had not even backed up my photo library of over …

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Thanking and Sharing . . . Awards time!

Stealing a line from fellow blogger and friend Robin of Bringing Europe Home, I shall say that I would definitely deserve an award for procrastination! A lot has been going on in my family life, but more than that, as they would say in Italy, “Sono in ferie” (I am on summer holidays). My blogging, tweeting …

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