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Thursday Doors 29/9/22: September 2021

I have already showed you my last year’s September in Italy and Slovenia in my two previous posts, only its doors were missing since I’ve been saving them for today. First of all, I wish health and safety to you all. These things are more than just little treats or small mercies. Let them last.Continue reading “Thursday Doors 29/9/22: September 2021”

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September 2021

Last September was such a happening month. Here it is in twenty images for my monthly Calendar series. Let me continue right where I stopped in my previous post: I showed you our seven days together with Crystal and Pedro which were spent in Tuscany and Slovenia. Some of today’s photos are from this timeContinue reading “September 2021”

Seven days in last September

When I started choosing photos from September 2021 for my monthly calendar post, I realised it won’t go as easy. The first week was so busy that it deserves its own post. This is it. The proper September 2021 post will follow soon, and on Thursday there will be doors only from this eventful month.Continue reading “Seven days in last September”

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”

Best of Thursday Doors 2021

Since this is the last Thursday Doors post of the year, let’s have 30 of my favourite doors posted in 2021. This year has been spread over two blogs, so the first half and a bit of my Thursday Doors can be found on my previous blog Mexcessive. With August we have all moved toContinue reading “Best of Thursday Doors 2021”

Thursday Doors 25/11/21: Santa Fiora 2.

Last week we came to this pretty town with a fish farm in its middle, today we climb the hill to the old town and find a most excellent meal. And doors are always nearby too, except when they are hidden by flowers so pretty that you don’t mind it at all. Since I willContinue reading “Thursday Doors 25/11/21: Santa Fiora 2.”

Thursday Doors 18/11/21: Santa Fiora 1.

This is the first of two Santa Fiora door posts from my first time there in early September. I chose this lovely sounding and looking town to show it to my two visitors from Oregon sight unseen and we weren’t sorry. This is chestnut territory below Monte Amiata, the highest peak of lower Tuscany, whichContinue reading “Thursday Doors 18/11/21: Santa Fiora 1.”

Lens-Artists PC: Shapeshifting in style

This is my favourite kind of posts: a compilation of shapes and styles from here, Italy, and there, Slovenia. No wonder I couldn’t stop before I hit 30 photos. I did my best to pair my photos in a way to create some sort of structure, while marvelling at Patti who was able to selectContinue reading “Lens-Artists PC: Shapeshifting in style”

Lens-Artists PC: Five days in a life

Friday was like most days. All I did was walk the dog: right in the morning light, left as the sun sets. The other four days were more active. They were the only ones in the last two months when I went somewhere else. Amy’s challenge is actually called A Day of my Week soContinue reading “Lens-Artists PC: Five days in a life”

CFFC: Curvy & archy

This is Italy for you: curves – from pasta too – and arches. I could easily use only photos from Niki’s Tarot Garden, but there is so much more. Let’s begin there though: Il Giardino dei tarocchi, or the Tarot Garden, is a sculpture park in the south of Tuscany 15 minutes from me whereContinue reading “CFFC: Curvy & archy”