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CFFC: Birdies

As long as we can still count on the birds and the seasons, it’s going to be alright. Here is a collection of my feathery companions here in southern Tuscany with a nature reserve as a neighbour. Only the last four photos are from elsewhere: two from Rome and two from Slovenia. All except theContinue reading “CFFC: Birdies”

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CFFC: Barf and leak

Ooops, I meant bark and leaf. Because Cee asks for it. That I’ve got plenty, but today more bark than leaves. As usually, my gallery is a blend of Tuscany to start with and Slovenia to finish. I’m not sure about all the tree species, but there are eucalyptus, pine, larch (I believe), sycamore (orContinue reading “CFFC: Barf and leak”

Lens-Artists PC: 15 special places

Hi, I’m Manja Mexcessive, this is my blog An Embarrassment of Riches and here are my 15 special places. As you can imagine I could come up with more than 15 places that are dear and near to my heart, but you are lucky that I already covered 20 of them two years ago inContinue reading “Lens-Artists PC: 15 special places”

I am not out there either

Ever since the recent not-really-death of Buddhist monk and author Thich Nhat Hanh I keep encountering his thoughts online which make me feel really good. Here is a selection of them equipped with some of my recent photos. The first four quotes are from his Ten Love Letters to the Earth. Click and be transported:Continue reading “I am not out there either”

Wordless Wednesday with more than four colours

For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Four Colors or More This day in my blogging history (Actually tomorrow, December 30th)

Friendly Friday Festivus

For our Festivus party I have gathered our holiday treats and one tradition, unless you count eating sea food on Christmas Eve among traditions and you should. In Italy they are serious about it. Do you know what Festivus means? If not, you weren’t watching Seinfeld or forgot all about it as I must have.Continue reading “Friendly Friday Festivus”

Lens-Artists PC: Inspirational post

What inspires me most often? There are other things too, such as doors, but these photos wished to be together like this in this gallery. Who am I to say no? Except our first dog – his photo is from 2007 when he was eight like bestia is now – all these are from theContinue reading “Lens-Artists PC: Inspirational post”