made me smile | plant alphabet

isn’t this alphabet just sweet and inspiring? it gives you the idea of how delicate and beautiful nature is. are you able to name the plants used to form the letters? i can see a rose in the z something about the artist: sasha prood grew up in philadelphia, in the united states, but is…

the #10daysOFbeauty challenge | day #10

  today is the last day of my challenge of finding something beautiful everyday for 10 consecutive days here in leicester. i have to say it has been quite successful because i failed just one day… what did i learn from the challenge? well… first that i like to take pictures and to arrange the…

a sunday in… new york

sub city new york is a short film – a visual poem – about that moment in new york when you emerge from the subway and find yourself in a new and sometimes unexpected world. [by redglass pictures]  dreaming to go to new york this sunday too! hope you are enjoying your sunday… ciao!

wishing you a fun weekend

wishing you’ll have as much fun as he’s having this weekend! what are your plans? i wish i could play with the waves on a sunny beach too… but who doesn’t? not that original! hope someone of you is at the beach!

the #10daysOFbeauty challenge | day #8 | beauty not found

couldn’t find any beauty today. feeling so sick of everything. hope it was only today and i will feel more positive torrow 1. sky installer came at 8.15 (?!?!?!) and wished us a wonderful day with his uncontrollable irish grumpiness 2. it has been raining all day. again. for the tenth day in a row….

made me smile | ikea cardboard camera

ikea cardoboard camera this made me smile this morning. it`s been an `ikea week` in our house, with me and anna dragging poor mike to ikea and spending there a couple of lovely (for us!) hours to buy all the furniture we still needed for our new house. that leads to the fact that the…

going to | sue thomas professorial lecture @dmuleicester

today at 6pm in hugh aston @dmuleicester there will be a professorial lecture by sue thomas, entitled the future of cyberspace. “The act of entering cyberspace was, along with the entering of outer space, one of the most profound experiences of the twentieth century. In 1969, humans landed first ‘on’ the moon (July), and then…

made me smile | amazing transportation inventions

human beings have always been fascinated by the idea of flying. leonardo invented amazing machines to fly, james bond used rocket-propelled backpacks in the movies, without mentioning icarus’s myth. i personally do not like flying too much, but this inventions made me smile a lot. what do you think? would you fly around with a backpack?…

speaking of… using less water

water is our most precious resource, even more precious than energy, because as it is obvious our lives could not exist without water. we drink it, we cook with it, we use water for washing ourselves and our stuff, but even more water is used for producing things that we use everyday: food, paper, clothes,…