Tag Archives: Rome

St Peter and his Churches

When I was in Italy, it was interesting the way I viewed the extensive religious art, churches, basilicas and overall general Catholic nature of this fabulous country. The religious buildings (of which there are thousands in Roma alone!) hold beautiful … Continue reading

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A Grand Scale

The ticket to the Colosseum includes the archaeological site of the Palatine Hill and the Forum Romana. And while these ruins are not as intact and imposing as the gladiatorial arena, I found that my notions of ancient Rome and … Continue reading

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An Italy Post

On the 16th of June I left my computer and all the trappings with my Mum’s friend Nora in London. So, computer free and weighing a fair bit less I managed to get the plane to Italy. And how wonderful … Continue reading

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