Sad little angel

He was on the tomb of a long ago bishop in the Cathedral of Pistoia.

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Personal/unpersonal reflections

Here’s something you might find if you take the right short cut going from the Ponte Vecchio to the Duomo in Florence.

It’s fun watching people do a double take as they see these human forms with animal heads climbing walls and performing trapeze acts.

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 To find out where this is, and more about the installation, visit this site:

http://www.intoflorence.com/odd-creatures-climbing-walls-florence/

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Things that don’t fit neatly into a category, but I wanted to share with you

A gracious artist from China.

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Patriotic Italian chairs.

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A meticulous electrical installation.

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A big hairy guy.

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The first lawn-mower I’ve seen in Italy.

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What I’m doing tomorrow

I’ve just collected my t-shirt and competitor number for the Florence half-marathon.

No, wait, I’m not going to run, but rather walk in the 5 km event. Please give me a little cheer at 10 am Florence time tomorrow.

I think I have to get the iron out, so I look tidy at the start.

Here’s where I signed in.

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And, here I am on the list.

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It’s even spelled correctly

And, here is my prized t-shirt and number. Can you tell I’m a little bit excited? Will I sleep tonight?

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Run, Florence, run …

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One of the sponsors, they sell frozen seafood products

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The art of Blub

Who? Blub, that’s who. He/she has taken well known images and put a snorkel mask on the featured person. It’s fun to spot them around Florence.

Let’s see how many you can identify.

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My favourite wine window, so far

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Here it is again, with a bit of a boost in colour and contrast. (Thank you for indulging me.)

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Street life

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April 7, 2015 · 4:16 pm