Thursday, December 8, 2016

Eighty Two

Eighty two Portland Place, Marylebone, London
Eighty two Portland Place
London, September 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Campo San Polo

A water fountain with the church of San Polo in background, Campo San Polo, San Polo, Venice
A water fountain with the church of San Polo in background
Campo San Polo, San Polo
Venice, September 2013

“The Campo San Polo is the largest campo in Venice, Italy, the second largest Venetian public square after the Piazza San Marco. It is located in the Sestiere San Polo. Originally dedicated to grazing and agriculture, in 1493 it was entirely paved, a well (one of the few fountains to be found in Venice) being placed in the middle. It was subsequently used as the scene of many a bullfight, mass sermons and masked balls. After the 17th century the poor's market was moved here from Piazza San Marco. It remains to this day one of the most popular Carnival venues and is also used for open-air concerts and screenings during the Venice Film Festival.”
(Campo San Polo, Wikipedia)

Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Saint-Luc, rue de l'Ourcq, Paris
Saint-Luc by Pierre-Henri Montel and Christian Basset, 1999
Rue de l'Ourcq, quartier de la Villette, 19th arrondissement
Paris, July 2006

Monday, December 5, 2016

Piazzale Aurelio

Bow window or enclosed balcony, Piazzale Aurelio, Janiculum, Rome
Bow window or enclosed balcony?
Piazzale Aurelio, Janiculum
Rome, April 2013

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Upside Down

Upside down by the Serpentine, Hyde Park, London
Upside down by the Serpentine
Hyde Park
London, September 2016

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Piazzetta di Brera

Monument to Francesco Hayez by Francesco Barzaghi, Piazzetta di Brera, Milan
Monument to Francesco Hayez by Francesco Barzaghi, 1890
Piazzetta di Brera
Milan, November 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016

Two Knights

The Two Riders on top the Knights Templar pillar, Church Court, Inner Temple, London
The two riders on top the Knights Templar pillar
Church Court, Inner Temple
London, September 2016

“The Templar Seal showing two knights (perhaps Hugues de Payens and Godfrey de Saint-Omer) on one horse. There are many interpretations of the symbolism of this seal. Contemporary legend held that the symbol represented the initial poverty of the order; that they could afford only a single horse for every two men. Still, the Rule of the Order from the outset permitted three horses and no more for each knight, as well as no Templars sharing the same horse.” (Knights Templar Seal, Wikipedia)