Freud, Orvieto and Signorelli Freud, Orvieto, Signorelli: the Renaissance frescoes by Luca Signorelli had a profound effect upon Freud. In the entrance hall of Freud’s last home in London, on the right, is a picture of Tivoli, a reminder that Italy was his favourite holiday destination and his spiritual home. 50 years after his death […]
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A Tale of Three Cities – Part 1
Freud and a Tale of Three Cities: Vienna, London and……. Orvieto. The Vienna home in Berggasse 19 is easy to spot – he lived and worked in two modest, dark flats on the mezzanine floor left and right of the long red Freud sign; 20 Maresfield Gardens, Hampstead, London, is by comparison quite understated, […]Freud, not just photography, Orvieto, photo trip, photography workshop tour, photography-workshop, St Patrick well, Umbria
Photoworkshop in Orvieto: Corpus Domini Festival.
A photography workshop in Italy could not be based in a more appealing place than Orvieto, in Umbria, but on the borders of both Tuscany and Latium. Orvieto is girded by city walls, fortresses, towers and gatehouses. You can walk the entire circumference below the walls on an easy, well made path in a little […]Bolsena miracle, corpus domini, june photo holidays, Orvieto, Orvieto cathedral, photo trip, photography-workshop
Orvieto on Film
Bill Emmott the former director of The Economist and long term thorn in Berlusconi’s side since he was unsuccessfully sued for libel after the magazine’s front cover said he was unfit to lead in Italy back in 2001, has made a film. The documentary about Italy and its ailing economy and woeful politics is called […]bill emmott, economist, girlfriend coma, Orvieto, video about Orvieto
St Patrick’s Well, Orvieto
St Patrick’s well is one of the sights of Orvieto. And one of the places we always visit. It’s dark so a tripod is handy. The life of an Italian prince in Renaissance Italy was pretty dangerous and no less so for the clerical prince known as the pope. In 1527 after Rome had been […]Orvieto, sangallo, St Patrick well
Most people only know Orvieto in the summer and this summer was exceptionally hot and dry. And then the rains came….. This was the scene of devastation seen from Albernoz Castle on Monday 12 Nov, 2012. Scores of cars lie submerged in the station carpark. Businesses and homes are devastated – the damage is estimated […]Etruscan city, Italy, Orvieto, Umbria
Orvieto, Umbrian Jewel
A photography workshop in Italy could not be based in a more appealing place than Ovieto, the most beautiful hill town in all Italy. It stands on its high rock plateau in Umbria, on the borders of both Tuscany and Latium. Orvieto is an ancient city going back to pre-Roman Etruscan times, on the top […]hill town, Orvieto, Orvieto cathedral, Orvieto Classico, St brizio chapel, St Patrick well, William Turner
Orvieto olive oil
The olive hasn’t much to do with photography other than that olive groves end up being in a lot of landscapes. However, olive oil is one of the good things of Italy that most people appreciate while here – Orvieto olive oil is one of the world’s best. The olive is a truly remarkable fruit […]Civita di Bagnoregio, Italy, not just photography, olive, olive grove, olive oil, olive press, Orvieto, Orvieto olive oil, Tuscany, Umbria