Relais Il Canalicchio
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... European culture and eventually settle here is a propelling force. But
crashing around as I try to slow the acceleration, looking at my bruised limbs
and wondering if this is the harsh reality, is really not going to support the
expression of my gifts.
So while I may seek gentler winds than others, while I may
not be into adrenalin rushes and thrills, I do so want to fly. Yesterday at a café
in Chiusi, I painted a model of ...
... as I have wanted to for years. And the teacher Julian is such a good presenter; we learn history, art history and culture all in context. The pace is perfect and I am completely inspired. The courses include drawing, painting and photography, so I am picking up some great information. And while I may not be immersed in the Italian language, I am immersed in British accents and colloquialisms. Which is great preparation for my next move to London!
Caught the 11am train from Fabro to Rome. Walked through part of the city to lunch and then on to the Trevi fountain... Which was under construction!! Disappointing. Then after much confusion with transport we made it to the war cemetary to see the grave of mums uncle (died age 21 after ...
Lazy morning so we missed the chianciano market. Instead went to Santeano and visited the castle before lunch at L Osteria del Merlo in Cetona. Amazing lunch - highlights were the 1986 vinsanto and sorbet inside the fruit (see photo). Visited Ravazzi cantina where we had 5 bottles opened just for our tasting - trying 10 in all. Bought a very nice red as the first in the collection for Sienna. Very light dinner tonight!! Sleepy after too much wine ...
... unlike any other that we have seen. The façade is made up of mosaics and reliefs chiselled from marble. It was overcast and raining when we visited but what sun there was lit up the gold mosaics that form the artwork and images. The construction of the cathedral lasted about 3 centuries and is built in the Gothic style. Unusually, the brickwork behind the façade is layered black and white blocks and almost seems as if it should to belong to something else. ...