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... it is winter, it gets dark quite early and very cool in the evenings, so we would sit back and watch a few Christmas or Greek movies – The Guns of Navarone, Mamma Mia, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Scrooged, NL Christmas Vacation, Life of Brian, The Holiday. All in all, Christmas was very relaxing!
As our Christmas treat, we had organised to spend a week on a Greek Island but, if you are thinking “Santorini”, then you’ve got the wrong ...
... the National Art Gallery of Urbino, and Joy is doing a separate entry for this - she having spent almost six hours drooling over the building and its amazing art works. Even Michael's talents for turning a phrase blanched at the prospect of describing this to you!
As the day was so fine and sunny, and he had seen enough of the art, Michael decided to take a walk around the town, Literally around it, ...
... artist as yet unknown and now on her 'list' and a room full of superb drawings followed by another huge room full of monochrome paintings by Claudio Ridolfi. Wow....wonderful. And then of course just another quick visit to see Bianca!!
Nearly 3 hours later she wandered back down the hill to meet Michael for a well earned glass of red and to here all about his and Liam's afternoon strolling the city walls.
Now to read the book bought about Bianca.......
... Piazza has a great marble statue of Raphael, and Liam had to pay his respects of course, and then build his own little snowman (see the photos on face book) before trying his hand at tree hugging. Honestly, he seems to have more fun than we do sometimes!
We had an excellent lunch of local soup and wine in a cafe at the Piazza, and then back down the hill to the house where Raphael was born and first worked. This is mid 14th century, and though ...
... Morbido "Ciauscolo"
Polenta con pate di fegato
Crostino di Farro con pesto di rucola, radicchio, noci e formaggio
Casciotta d'Urbino DOP e crema di limone
Frittata con zucca gislls, funghi porcini e pecorino di fossa, al forno
Passatelli vegetariani, asciutti con verdure in padella
Fettuccine di grano duro "Capelli" BIO con ragu di lepre e ginepro