Category Archives: Rome/Italy
The boldness of the sun forced me out of bed. Spring was finally here and the air was so tart it pinched me into action. Today was the day of pulizie di primavera (spring cleaning) and I decided to start … Continue reading
On via San Vito in Rome, sandwiched in between two buildings, is the Arch of Gallienus. Originally intended as a gateway to the city of Rome, it was later recycled as a monument to Emperor Gallienus. Gallienus was Emperor from … Continue reading
The sky follows me wherever I go.
Via Antonio Bosio 13b (second floor) in Rome was Luigi Pirandello’s last address. He died here in 1936 at the age of 69. Pirandello’s wife, Maria Antonietta Portulano, had a patrimony that enabled the couple to leave Sicily and move … Continue reading