Category Archives: Italy

Tuscan Church

Tuscan Church, Borgo

It’s a terrible cliché but I indulged anyway. When you are surrounded by paintings without frames, it is difficult to avoid snapping away at them. This Tuscan church, ploughed field, and row of Cypress trees, between Borgo San Lorenzo and Sagginale, kept calling: “photograph me”, every time I passed... [see more]

The Rain in Italy Falls Mainly on the Hills

Rain in Italy: Tuscany hills

Honestly, it was sunny most of the time, but by the time I got out my camera, a thunderstorm had started. The locals were pleased that we were getting rain in Italy at last; there had been a drought. The rain had gone by lunchtime. I suppose it makes a nice change to get a moody foggy shot of an archetypal Tuscany farm and skinny cypress trees, or at least that’s what I keep telling myself... [see more]