sicily

Photographic memories

I wrote only recently about how photography is an aide-memoire for me and the point was proven this afternoon, when I was instantly reminded by the photograph on a shopping bag of trips to Sicily. “Hang on!” I said, and both Jo and I instantly recognized the street lamp and tiled square in Taormina, from… (Read More)

Memories of Great Places

A panoramic view of the small, remote town of Malfa on the Italian island of Salina.

Stopover in Taormina

A set of panoramic photographs of Taormina, an ancient town built high on the cliffs of Sicily’s eastern coast.

Permanent Tourist 2010 Calendar

It’s been a hectic week and weekend, hence the delay in posting that I’ve released my 2010 calendar.

Pollara Lighthouse

A small gallery of a ruined and abandoned lighthouse on the main road from Malfa, atop three hundred metre high cliffs on the north western corner of Salina amongst the Aeolian Islands.

Brent and Marta’s wedding

Starting with a long journey to the Aeolian Islands and pre-wedding drinks on a tempestuously windy hotel terrace, Jo and I had a great time at my oldest friend Brent’s wedding to his Italian sweetheart, Marta.

Off to Salina

Time flies; it’s already two weeks shy of a year since my last trip to Italy with Jo. We’re off again on Thursday, this time to the tiny island of Salina, amongst the Aeolian group of islands off the north coast of Sicily. As is usual before a holiday, I have much to wrap up… (Read More)