Monthly Archives: August 2010

Books about Rome #1: A Traveller in Rome

One of my favourite books is H.V. Morton’s A Traveller in Rome.  Written in the 1950s, it’s a charming and highly informative account of Morton’s summer in Rome, combining top-notch travel writing with some fascinating insights into Rome’s long and … Continue reading

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My dream Rome apartment

I’ve just stumbled upon my dream Rome apartment. This is it. I want it!  It’s totally perfect!  I can imagine myself sitting on that terrace with a glass of red wine admiring the view, and I would never get bored … Continue reading

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Music that reminds me of Rome, #1

Now call me a hopeless old romantic, but this is pretty much my favourite scene from any film: The film may not be about Rome, but it’s close enough. It’s from E.M. Forster’s A Room with a View – or … Continue reading

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