Summer holiday in Cornwall shot on film In the middle of August I spent a week in Cornwall for the first time in my life. I had always wanted to go there, so this was really my dream holiday. I love the coast and particularly wild, windy coastlines with rocky cliffs tumbling into a deep […]

Travel

September 26, 2019

Magical Cornwall

The story of Bank Cottage in the Cotswolds is a bit of sad story. We (my family and I) got to know the area, the Cotswolds in England, whilst staying in our friends’ Cotswolds country house, and we completely fell in love with it. It’s an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty for a reason. That’s actually […]

Personal

October 6, 2017

Farewell to a Cottage

On a beautiful day in June I went to the organic farmers’ market organised by Mercatale della Valdelsa in Monteriggioni. More information can be found on Be Tuscan for a Day. It is a wonderful project which brings seasonal agricultural products made by local farmers together and to the people visiting Monteriggioni, Poggibonsi and San Gimignano. I […]

Travel, Tuscany

July 20, 2017

Monteriggioni

On a Saturday in April I spent some time in one of my favourite Tuscan towns, San Gimignano. I hadn’t photographed the town for a few years and never before captured it on film. It is such a photogenic place! That view is breathtaking. If you’re visiting Tuscany, try not to miss this gem of […]

Travel, Tuscany

June 8, 2017

San Gimignano

On a sunny Sunday this Spring I spent a day in Florence, only an hour’s drive from Casa Capanni. I couldn’t resist bringing my Contax, even though it’s quite heavy, but I’m glad I did because it meant I could capture some colourful scenes on film!

Travel, Tuscany

June 2, 2017

Florence

During my stay in our cottage in the Cotswolds, I had the pleasure to discover another Cotswolds village, called Castle Combe. The name sounds like it stems from a fairy tale. And honestly, the village looks like it is from a fairy tale. It is quintessentially English and I fell in love with it. It […]

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April 1, 2017

Castle Combe