Sunday, January 31, 2016

Airbus A380

Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380, London
Malaysia Airlines Airbus A380
London, September 2015

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Araba Fenice

Araba Fenice, Arabian Phoenix, by Giorgio Bortoli, Canal Grande, Grand Canal, Venice,
“Araba Fenice” (Arabian Phoenix) by Giorgio Bortoli
Canal Grande (Grand Canal)
Venice, September 2012

Friday, January 29, 2016

Pyramide du Louvre

Pyramide du Louvre (Louvre Pyramid) by I.M. Pei, Cour Napoléon (Napoleon Courtyard), Palais du Louvre (Louvre Palace), Paris
Pyramide du Louvre (Louvre Pyramid) by I.M. Pei, 1982
Cour Napoléon (Napoleon Courtyard)
Palais du Louvre (Louvre Palace)
Quartier Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois, 1er arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Via della Gatta

Statue of the cat, Via della Gatta, Rome
Statue of a cat from an old temple of Isis
Via della Gatta (Street of the Cat)
Rome, May 2010

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

The Hop Exchange

The Hop Exchange, Southwark Street, Bankside, Southwark, London
The Hop Exchange, Southwark Street
Bankside, Southwark
London, September 2015

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Cicerone

Statue of Cicerone (Cicero) by Emilio Gallori, Palazzo di Giustizia, Rome
Statue of Cicerone (Cicero) by Emilio Gallori
Palazzo di Giustizia (Palace of Justice)
Rome, April 2013

Monday, January 25, 2016

Seahorses

Decorative seahorses, Institut océanographique or Maison des océans, rue Saint-Jacques, Paris
Institut océanographique or Maison des océans
Rue Saint-Jacques, 5e arrondissement
Paris, July 2008

Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Big Selfie

Big selfie at Palazzo Pitti, Piazza de' Pitti, Florence
A big selfie at Palazzo Pitti
Piazza de' Pitti
Florence, December 2015

Saturday, January 23, 2016

W London Leicester Square

W London Leicester Square, West End, London
W London Leicester Square, W Hotels
Leicester Square, West End
London, September 2015

Friday, January 22, 2016

San Domenico

Bronze statue of San Domenico (Saint Dominic), Piazza San Domenico, Bologna,
Bronze statue of San Domenico (Saint Dominic)
Piazza San Domenico
Bologna, June 2015

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Quai de Conti

Bas-reliefs on the façade of a building, Quai de Conti, Paris
Bas-reliefs on the façade of a building
Quai de Conti, 6e arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Rays of Light

Rays of light, basilica of San Miniato al Monte (St. Minias on the Mountain), Viale dei Colli, Florence
Basilica of San Miniato al Monte (St. Minias on the Mountain)
Viale dei Colli
Florence, January 2016

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

The Wilderness

The wilderness shall blossom as the rose, A new life for the Red Cross Garden, Redcross Way, Southwark, London,
“The wilderness shall blossom as the rose”
A new life for the Red Cross Garden, 2005
Redcross Way, Southwark
London, September 2015

Monday, January 18, 2016

Sant'Andrea

Statue of Saint Andrew by François Duquesnoy, St. Peter's Basilica, Rome,
Statue of Sant'Andrea (Saint Andrew) by François Duquesnoy, 1633
Transept of St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City
Rome, May 2010

Sunday, January 17, 2016

St Francis Xavier

Saint-François Xavier des Missions étrangères, St Francis Xavier of the Foreign Missions, place du Président Mithouard, Paris
Saint-François Xavier des Missions étrangères (St Francis Xavier of the Foreign Missions)
Place du Président Mithouard, 7e arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Fettunta

Fettunta (Oily slice), Piazza de' Pitti, Florence
Tray of fresh “fettunta” (literally: oily slice)
Grilled Tuscan bread with olive oil (and garlic)
Piazza de' Pitti
Florence, December 2015

Fettunta is a contraction of the Italian words fetta and unta, often (awkwardly) translated as ‘oily slice’ in English. Una fetta is indeed a slice of something—cake, bread, cheese, meat—and unta does in fact mean ‘oily.’ But I think we can do better.”
(Fettunta: Garlic Bread the Tuscan Way, The Bittersweet Gourmet)

Friday, January 15, 2016

Vintners' Hall

Vintners' Hall, Upper Thames Street, City of London, London
Vintners' Hall, Upper Thames Street
Home of the Worshipful Company of Vintners
Vintry, City of London
London, September 2015

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Tondo Doni

Tondo Doni (Doni Tondo) by Michelangelo, Galleria degli Uffizi (Uffizi Gallery), Florence
Tondo Doni (Doni Tondo) by Michelangelo, 1507
Galleria degli Uffizi (Uffizi Gallery)
Florence, January 2016

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Dominique Jean Larrey

Statue of Dominique Jean Larrey by David d'Angers, court of the church of Val-de-Grâce, place Alphonse Laveran, Paris
Statue of Dominique Jean Larrey by David d'Angers, 1850
Court of the church of Val-de-Grâce
Place Alphonse Laveran, 5e arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Ahmed Shawqi

Rome
Statue of Ahmed Shawqi by Gamal El-Sagini, 1960
Piazzale Paolina Borghese
Villa Borghese gardens
Rome, September 2010

Monday, January 11, 2016

Shard of Glass

The Shard or Shard of Glass by Renzo Piano, London Bridge Street, Southwark, London
The Shard (also Shard of Glass) by Renzo Piano, 2012
London Bridge Street, Southwark
London, September 2015

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Red Lanterns

Red lanterns, Christmas decorations, via del Corso, Florence
Christmas decorations
Via del Corso
Florence, January 2016

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Hydrotherapie

Les Bains de Châteaudun, rue du Faubourg-Montmartre, Paris
Hydrotherapie, Bains de Chateaudun (Chateaudun Baths)
Rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 9e arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

Friday, January 8, 2016

Tabacchi

Old tobacconist sign, Via Rizzoli, Bologna
Old “Tabacchi” (Tobaccos) sign
Via Rizzoli
Bologna, June 2015

Thursday, January 7, 2016

GSW-Hochhaus

GSW Headquarters by Sauerbruch Hutton, Charlottenstraße,
Berlin
GSW Headquarters by Sauerbruch Hutton, 1991
Charlottenstraße
Berlin, September 2011

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Lioness and Lesser Kudu

Lioness and Lesser Kudu by Jonathan Kenworthy, Grosvenor Gardens, Pimlico, London
“Lioness and Lesser Kudu” by Jonathan Kenworthy, 1998
Grosvenor Gardens, Pimlico, City of Westminster
London, September 2015

Monday, January 4, 2016

Basilica of Saint Mark

Basilica di San Marco, Basilica of Saint Mark, Piazza San Marco, Florence
Basilica di San Marco (Basilica of Saint Mark)
Piazza San Marco
Florence, April 2015

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Saint-Séverin

Stained glass, église Saint-Séverin, church of Saint-Séverin, rue des Prêtres Saint-Séverin, Paris
Stained glass, église Saint-Séverin (Church of Saint-Séverin)
Rue des Prêtres Saint-Séverin, 5e arrondissement
Paris, July 2014

Saturday, January 2, 2016

Alms Box

Alms box, church of the Most Holy Trinity of Pilgrims, Piazza della Trinità dei Pellegrini, Rome
Alms box, church of the Most Holy Trinity of Pilgrims
Piazza della Trinità dei Pellegrini
Rome, May 2010

Friday, January 1, 2016

Wisdom on 25th Street

Allegoric representation of Wisdom by Frederick Ruckstuhl, Appellate Division Courthouse of New York State, East 25th Street, New York
Allegoric representation of “Wisdom” by Frederick Ruckstuhl
Appellate Division Courthouse of New York State
East 25th Street
New York, September 2008