Help page update…

Today I tried to make my blog’s Help Page a bit prettier, but I’m not very good at that. Not like Hanna! But anyway, pretty or NOT (more like the latter!), I did update my “Help Page.” To have a look at it, just scroll down the right-hand side of my blog…or click here: http://margaret.healthblogs.org/good-or-bad-for-myeloma/. Let’s […]

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Sea views…

Nothing like a few sea views on what is promising to be another boiling hot day in Florence (but last night was quite cool, yay!). I took the first two photos at Minack Theatre, which is an open-air theatre built in the 1930s (?) into the granite cliffside overlooking Porthcurno Bay, not too far from Land’s End, in Cornwall. Wikipedia tells […]

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Eden Project, Cornwall…

One of the places we visited in Cornwall was the Eden Project, which is located in an abandoned 170-year-old china clay quarry. One of the friends who was travelling with us wanted to go there because she remembered that (part of) one of the James Bond movies, “Die Another Day,” starring Pierce Brosnan, was filmed […]

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Signs…

Premise: I like signs.  I like reading street signs or signs that I see in shop windows or tacked on people’s doors. Signs of all sorts. Mostly, I enjoy taking photographs of signs…the funnier, the better. Yes, photographing gorgeous landscapes or handsome buildings is all fine and dandy…but when I get back home from a […]

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Hottest city in Europe…

Hottest city….in all of EUROPE??? No kidding…Ah, which city, you ask? Er, that would be Florence. Yes, Florence, Italy. My city…sigh…40 degrees expected here again today… I ventured outside briefly this morning, just enough time to run a few errands, and it was 36 degrees by the time I got home…mammamiaaaa! Pant pant… Ok, I really […]

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Photos of Bath…

Stefano and I returned from the UK yesterday. Let me tell ya, it was quite a shock, going from temperatures of 15° (UK) to 40° (Italy)…Celsius, of course! In fact, as soon as we descended from the plane and met our first blast of horrendous heat at the airport in Pisa, I turned to Stefano […]

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Greetings from Cornwall!

We’re in Penzance, Cornwall…will be here for a few days before driving back up the coast. We LOVE Cornwall! We’ve had such a lovely time so far, in spite of the fact that the weather hasn’t been that great.  But we put on our rain gear and go out anyway. We even went on a […]

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