LinkLove: interesting reads from the www this week #2
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LinkLove: interesting reads from the www this week #2

January 28, 2018 Here’s what has caught my attention recently… Italy/Travel Gorgeous Florence summed up in one simple photo at Timeless Italy High on my Italy wish list is the Basilicata region, featured at Calabria: The Other Italy Books/History/Art So many heavy-hitters of positive psychology on one list? Yes please, to all of them: The Top 10 … Continue reading

LinkLove: interesting reads from the www this week
Books / Happiness & Joy

LinkLove: interesting reads from the www this week

Here’s a round-up of posts which caught my attention this week, and I thought you might enjoy them too! Italy/Travel Ancient Roman board game found in 4th century tomb: The History Blog The most instagram-able spots in Rome: Italophilia Taxi therapy for young Italian cancer patients: The New York Times (thank you to Jenny’s Lark for leading me … Continue reading

Reads for Renaissance Lovers
Art, History & Culture / Books

Reads for Renaissance Lovers

Whether categorized as a collection or a fascination/obsession, one topic which is well represented in my home library is the Renaissance. I tend to purchase a book or two during my travels, sparked by something amazing I’ve seen and unable to resist the always strategically placed gift shops. Examples: Above: Brunelleschi’s Dome by Ross King is a must-read … Continue reading

Reads for Renaissance Lovers: Just the Lists
Art, History & Culture / Books

Reads for Renaissance Lovers: Just the Lists

For an extended version of this post which includes book summaries and thoughts from your reviewer, please click here. 15 Renaissance Reads Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered by Dianne Hales Brunelleschi’s Dome by Ross King Leonardo and The Last Supper by Ross King Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King (detecting a pattern, here?) … Continue reading