Thought for the day

I am not the same having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. Mary Anne Radmacher

Pompeii, a tragedy locked in time

Pompeii is still in the shadow of the brooding Mount Vesuvius.  The city of Pompeii, along with Herculaneum, was partially destroyed and buried under 13 to 20 ft of hot ash, pumice and mud in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79. One of the tragic inhabitants of Pompeii, forever encased in ash. HisContinue reading “Pompeii, a tragedy locked in time”

Amalfi coast – spectacular

Neil surveys the view at the pretty coastal town of Amalfi. It is indeed Salad days . . . Here’s a different view of Amalfi, a gorgeous little piece of paradise. A speciality of the region – delicate, ornate little painted tiles. Next to the obligitory moped!!! Here’s another of the beautiful little villages onContinue reading “Amalfi coast – spectacular”

Capri and Sorrento

I love Lemon based tacky products and Capri and Sorrento are simply crammed full of the yellow, fragrant, marvellous little blighters. Even with its chic boulevard of designer shops – Prada, Louis Vitton etc etc (if that is your bag) you can still find a veritable cornucopia of tat in Capri!!! There’s a fantastic (byContinue reading “Capri and Sorrento”