Posts made in March, 2012

My love of writing as I send another email to friends & family

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in General | 0 comments

My love of writing as I send another email to friends & family

  Excerpt from email From: anne.masters@apex.net.au Subject: Fwd: Roma – food glorious food Date: Sat, 9 Jul 2011 18:28:39 +1000 Hello everyone, Well we’ve been too busy eating to send an email!  The food in Italy has been fantastic and it helps that Adam has a gorgeous wife to boot…she goes to the markets, buys fresh food, cooks dishes to rival an Italian mama and does it all in style (as in new outfits 😉 Heh! Heh!  Seriously, I have had fun buying fresh ricotta from the cheese man and fruit and vegetables at the markets which are about 4 tram stops away.  We are going there this morning to get some more food as tomorrow nights dinner is roast...

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Faenza Museum, Italy

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 in Travel | 0 comments

Faenza Museum, Italy

24 June 2011 – A 2hr train trip through the hills of Romagna we headed to Faenza – a town associated with its long history of majolica production.  We went to Cento anni del Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche and for a few hours immersed ourselves in the history of porcelain and concluded with the 57th Premio Faenza – the International Competition of Contemporary Ceramic Art. We went into the town where laneways were dotted with ceramic tiled street names and the local bank displayed contemporary ceramic wares.             A local artist was kind enough to let me photograph her as she hand painted traditional designs. We agreed that...

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