Tuesday, October 21, 2014

O is for oysters

   
ABC Wednesday


Oh, two months without blogging! summer was very busy and I didn't seem to find time for posting. And therefore I missed this blog's 9th anniversary in late September. Let's celebrate now with some oysters, one of my husband's favorite treats, I must add that I am not crazy about them. 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

E is for egg


Not edible, but still an egg...
  ABC Wednesday

This egg is made out of combarbalita, a Chilean semiprecious stone that presents a great range of colours which depends on  the predominance of some minerals or mineralogical associations within the rock. So there. Happy Wednesday!

Friday, August 08, 2014

photohunt: lacy




Nothing like rococo lace, featuring the Electoral Palace of Trier in Germany (some vacations ago), considered one of the loveliest rococo  palaces in the world. Today, the Electoral Palace is the seat of the District Supervisory Authorities. Originally posted here. And stretching it in order to post for  the Saturday PhotoHunt  after several weeks.

Friday, July 11, 2014

rest ~ pasta


    rest     pasta 


Barcelona at Christmas time.  The giant noodles are part of the city's Christmas lights: a soup with this particular type of noodle  pasta (galet) is part of the Catalonian   tradition, and it is served on Christmas Eve.  As you can see, the galets rest on the street...