Isnt it a beautiful thought that these men left a part of their ideas that will last centuries, all that visit will see a creation that was once in another’s mind, brought into existence. Ok I know I’m becoming all ” lets dream” mode but its true 😛 Tilman-François Suys was born on 1 July 1783 Ostend, Austrian…… Continue reading Royal Palace of Brussels – Tilman François Suys & Alphonse Balat
Once people get under my skin, they never find the exit. They romp around, fill my insides with their song and dance, make lots of noise, using my dumbness as their cover-up. I’m full to bursting with wise men and fools- they’ve utterly exhausted me! So much so that my skin’s quite worn through by…… Continue reading Once People – by Yevgeny Yevtushenko
Carlo Maderno was born around 1556. He resided in the town of Ticino. Maderno was known to be one of the founders of the baroque architecture ( these are Italian & roman styled church like buildings along with bold pillars with lots of paintings displaying icons). Carlo’s strenuous job in the marble quarries soon changed in 1588 as he and his 4 brothers…… Continue reading Carlo Maderno & Gian Lorenzo Bernini
Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni ( Jesus Christ , now that’s a mouthful isn’t it) was born 6 March 1475 in Caprese near Arezzo, Tuscany. Michael ( can I call him something else? Angie? Angelo, that sounds nice doesn’t it – Angelo ❤ . Anyways angelo 😛 is renowned for his unbelievable buildings, sculptures and paintings.…… Continue reading Michelangelo
Pietro Solario was born in Carona, Ticino, he apprenticed under his father Guiniforte Solari, who himself was an architect and sculptor. In 1476, he was hired to continue the construction of the Duomo di Milano. In 1487, he was invited to Russia by Ivan III to construct the walls and towers of the Moscow Kremlin. Within the next…… Continue reading Marco Ruffo and Pietro Solario – Palace of Facets
Most of us are aware of the heinous crime committed against the last Romanov family and how innocent children were dragged into something that they had nothing to do with. I have written about this before and I will write about it again. Yes, I am in love with the love story between Tsar Nicholas…… Continue reading Alix & Nicholai – Part 2
So someone who is considering relocating asked me about my experience – here it is 🙂 Since I lived in UK all my life I would often hear of the horrible events taking place back in Pakistan. I had quite a few Pakistani friends who would inform me not to relocate as there would be “Terrorists” everywhere, or better yet…… Continue reading Is this .. Pakistan?