The Birth of Spring – Part 2

It is a cruel consolation to know and see Nature going on as it should go. A consolation because at least something looks normal. While we are in lockdown at home, with our lives on hold, not being able to plan not even short term, piles of anxiety, sadness, loneliness and depression are a contrast … Continue reading The Birth of Spring – Part 2

The Birth of Spring – Part I

I'm more of a Fall person, to be completely honest. But I do confess there is a certain pleasure in seeing the circle of life with my own eyes. One of the things I love about Britain is how pronounced each season is. With Spring, comes the promise of new life, a fresh start. The … Continue reading The Birth of Spring – Part I

2019 – the year I completed 25 countries visited

I wanted to finish the year in a positive note. 2019 was a challenging one, personally, I've driven through very dark roads. But on the bright side, I've achieved things that made me proud of myself and made me believe that I can do everything I've set my mind to. For instance, my long standing … Continue reading 2019 – the year I completed 25 countries visited

How to bring life to rocks -a lesson by Baroque Roman masters

Piazza Navona was definitely one of my favourite spots in Rome. Surely I won't be the only person to say it. The perfectly geometrical designed plaza features three beautiful fountains. The main one, at its centre, Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, or Fountain of the Four Rivers, was sculpted by Bernini, one the stars of Baroque … Continue reading How to bring life to rocks -a lesson by Baroque Roman masters

Visiting Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul

Frida Kahlo has always been an idol to me. A feminist icon without a doubt, the more I learnt about her the more I aspired to be half the woman she was. A brave fighter, she was able to channel her pain through art, showing the world without any shame who she was and where … Continue reading Visiting Frida Kahlo’s Casa Azul

RAA Dali & Duchamp Exhibition Review

I’ve got this obsession for Dali and its works since I can remember. I guess it all started when one day I was lazily browsing this bookshop many many years ago - I was probably 8 or 9 - and saw this hard cover, coffee table book type, with his photograph in the cover: a … Continue reading RAA Dali & Duchamp Exhibition Review