Bold and vibrant Naples in Italy’s south, is synonymous with great pizza but unfortunately, also for corruption and pollution. Surprisingly the city is also a thriving hub for Italy’s manufacturing and industry. Nestled on richly fertile land beneath the imposing Mount Vesuvius, Naples is a haven for expert craftsmanship and manufacturing. I ventured to Naples recently with journalist David Plaisant… Continue reading.
When I think of beautiful black and white images of cityscapes and urban street scenes, Paris is the city that immediately comes to mind. The eloquent lines, textures and architectural forms, beautifully enhanced in monochromatic tones. Rome on the other hand, for me, is a bold statement and expression of colours; indicative of the city’s vibrant personality and rich… Continue reading.
It is with great pleasure that I announce the release of my new book, ‘Rome Secrets: Cuisine, Culture, Vistas, Piazzas’. Ten years ago, I packed my suitcase and bags of photographic equipment and bought a one-way ticket to Rome, Italy. I am often asked why I left the golden, sunny shores of Australia to move to Italy, to a… Continue reading.
Wander the narrow backstreets of Rome’s Monti district and discover a new breed of talented, female artisans, creating innovative, contemporary designs from ancient, artisanal techniques. Botteghe or workshops with mosaics, candles, wrought iron, glass and jewellery designs, textiles and clothing, line the alleyways and piazzas of this hip quarter, a few minutes stroll from the Colosseum. Here are a few photos… Continue reading.