venice carnival

Carnival Time in Venice, Italy

Carnival celebrations take place around the world, but when we think of elegant masks and beautiful costumes, we think of Venice.  So in 2014 my husband and I decided to go and see for ourselves what the Venice Carnival was like.  We weren’t disappointed. People come from everywhere to see and be seen at the…

Let your conscience be your guide

Let your Conscience be your Guide I enter the shop and my breath is taken away By the beautiful Italian ceramics In a variety of colours and designs. – Yes, so many exquisite things that you don’t need. I love the canisters, they would be stunning In my kitchen! Flour, Sugar, Salt – Have you…

Angelic Discussion – If this ceiling could talk…

When we walked in we immediately loved it. It is a quirky little Florentine apartment that was once part of a larger one. The many generations which have passed through it have worn the terracotta tiles, changed rooms and doorways, and added the charm that we love. But the real star of the apartment is…