Monthly Archives: January 2014

Luxury caves in Matera, Southern Italy

Originally posted on Collezione Privata:
A region in Italy which is still very raw and untouched is definitely the Basilicata region in the south of Italy. There is so much to explore here and a real rawness that is exceptionally…

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Best Le Marche Accommodation: Le Monachette, Ascoli Piceno – Artists’ Residency

Originally posted on Things From Italy:
See on – Vacanza In Italia – Vakantie In Italie – Holiday In Italy Le Monachette’s  is currently accepting applications for its A-I-R Program, established with the simple mission of giving artists from multiple fields a place and a…

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Please share to show my pupils how far a photo can go (even if you don’t want it to!)

Originally posted on Not about everything:
Sharing this, because it seems an interesting lesson. I am teaching E-safety to my pupils at the moment and wanted to try a little experiment. Please share this photo and see how far it…

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Video of watercolor: the Louvre

Originally posted on moveable paintbox:
Videos of this sketch in progress can be seen  here and here (parts 1 and 2). Elizabeth made this painting of the Louvre from the banks of the Seine during our trip to Paris last September. We…

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Daily Prompt – You (Show Yourself)

Daily Prompt by michelle w. on January 17, 2014 Do you have a reputation? What is it, and where did it come from? Is it accurate? What do you think about it? Photographers, artists, poets: show us YOU. _________ reading

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The King Cake holds a Surprise

This is a very excellent post on how the Gallettes des Rois or King Cake came about…. Margo Lestz – The Curious Rambler A French Tradition While eating his cake, Jeff pulled out a small white tile, the kind that … Continue reading

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What to do when you’re snowed in? Take pictures and make snow!

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The day of the approaching storm started off quiet enough.  A foreboding purple pink sky in the morning telling us to take cover.  Pink in the morning, sailor take warning…. Then eventually the snow started Sunday morning and covered my … Continue reading

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Gallette des Rois ~ Epiphany Cake of the Kings

This is a cake made in Europe to celebrate January 6 – the Epiphany of Christ or the day the three kings came to visit the baby Jesus and signifies the end of the holiday season.  Last year I posted … Continue reading

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