Buongiorno from my birthplace, Pistoia! This morning I after having visited the clothes market that as I wrote in another post of some time ago, it is on Wednesday’s & on Saturday’s in the main square of Pistoia since the Middle Age, I took a walk at the vegetable market on the “Piazza de La … More Summer colors of Pistoia : sun is here,on our food market today
Have you read ” Elephants in the garden ” by Kuki Gallmann? I did , many years ago & loved it very much for the great ability of the author to describe her beloved Africa, her second home . So it comes so easy to my mind this book’s title when I saw wild boars … More Wild boars in the garden – Sardinia Mon Amour
Still remember one of the first Pistoiablues in 1983 : I was still a teenager & never seen before a concert in the Duomo square of my city ! The most impressive thing to me was the very different kind of people coming from everywhere in Italy & from abroad with long hair & long … More Pistoia: tomorrow starts 37th edition of PistoiaBlues Festival & it’s live music in town!
As you know Sardinia is my second home in summer time since more than 40 years but I hadn’t ever been in this special hotel before : just in the heart of Sardinia & surrounding by a gorgeous wild nature that fascinated me soooo much! Words can’t describe as beautiful it is & neither photos … More Su Gologone : a fantastic experience hotel with a unique charming atmosphere & a real Sardinian style!
“A Settembre l’uva è matura e il fico pende” this is an old farmers’ saying = in Septmber grape is mature & fig hangs…this morning I had the proof this is trally true !in Pistoia’s countryside lots of sweet grape & figs ! My breakfast was made of this fantastic & organic fruits👏👏 Many hands … More Pistoia : it’s harvest time ( by hand ) in Tuscany!
What a better way to start a summer day than leaving our men on the beach & go to the market for some shopping & chats ? Nothing! So many original things on these stalls just in the small heart of , San Pantaleo , a village on the Emerald coast . During the summer … More Sardinia : shopping & fun ( for ladies only !)at the seaside market
Just few kilometres from my summer house there is one of my favourite beach : Vignola when it’s very windy – and it happens very frequently – we drive until here and …. we can find a flat sea & no wind! Some houses are just on the beach and the landscape from them is … More Sardinia : Vignola , a beach with an old tower
A big marvellous island almost in front of Tuscany , into the Mediterranean sea , with amazing white and pink beaches, rocks & scented mulicolours flowers ,bougaivillae , eucalyptus , mirto …simply wild nature ! Only blue sky & blue sea around you : when you are on the beach you can imagine to be … More Sardegna : my love affair , my summer retreat
A wonderful time in Pistoia yesterday night : from 9 :00 pm until over midnight all the shops showed their clothes & items outside the door on the street & celebrate the sales’ beginning! Some shops were so beautiful, live music in the street & lots of people enjoying shopping & fresher night air 😍😍😍 … More Pistoia : an exaordinary shopping night for sales !
Since I was child July was a very happy month for me : first of all because of my birthday on the 5th 🎉🎊🎁🎁🎁🎂🎂🎉than , on the 25th the patron’s celebration – Sant’ Jacopo -with Giostra dell Orso ( a kind of Palio in Siena : an horse race in the main square of … More Made in Pistoia : enjoy July with Pistoia Blues Festival!
Pistoia is located in a stateglical place : about 50 km. From The coast on The beach & about 70 from The mountains Where We can sky. I ️️was at this market last Wednsday to Have a ️Look to The market located in The biggest square of The small village on The Tuscan cost. In … More Forte dei Marmi ~ Tuscany~ fab & glam Shopping at The market
Gallura is the northern part of Sardinia : quite often windy and with mild temperature all year round. Food specialities are zuppa cuata a sort of lasagna made with pane carasau bread sheep cheese and beef broth , ravioli with ricotta cheese , sugar and lemon with tomato sauce , handmade gnocchetti with sausage and … More #Sardegna : typical #food from Gallura
Love this small town facing the deep blue clean Mediterranean sea with its houses & narrow streets , flowers & capers tree in the garden! Enjoy😍😍😍
Fe places can offer so many exellences in just one region: Sardinia is one of these! Follow me & enjoy❤️❤️❤️
Just on the historical via degli Orafi ( goldsmiths street ) of Pistoia a new ice cream shop opened last Saturday ! Creamy Stick ice cream and sorbets . Hand made with fresh ingredients , gluten free & very very tasty for our summer days & nights in town . An ice cream to go … More Pistoia New opening: STICKHOUSE ice cream shop!
Dinner with a view delicious food cosy atmosphere smiling faces’ friends windy sunset on the Emerald coast nothing more nothing less Than This exists in a summer night in Sardinia
Gorgeus nature explosion of flowers different shades of green and blue sky & sea can’t decide which I love most but I can suggest to come here and see breath smell swim losing sense of time feeling part of it all
Sardinia means FREEDOM to me! no rules, no dress code, no hurry, no shoes, no hair dresser, no clothes ( just bikini & slippers), no roof on my head in fact when I am here I am spending more time outside than inside and my shower is in the garden I can see the sky … More Sardegna: it’s an open air shower!