Florence

I first went to Florence in 1971 –  a very long time ago. It’s where Robert and I met in 1973. We lived there for a while and have been back countless times since.

Here is a collection of photos taken in late October and early November this year.

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A stormy day in Fiesole

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and a persimmon tree whose fruits had been left unharvested.

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Also in Fiesole, pumpkins and chestnuts.

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Fish in the green water of the large fountain in the Boboli Gardens

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and more fish on a porcelain plate in the museum at the top of the garden.

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Such elegant plates…

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and as for the view!

When I win a million billion pounds in some lottery I will live in this valley.

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or walk down to the Ponte Vecchio

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and look at the river.

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I could live in a very simple cell

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as long as they sometimes let me out to eat doughnuts.

4 thoughts on “Florence

    • It really was an amazing trip. I’m always overwhelmed by the beauty of it.
      And I remembered quite a lot of Italian. We also met up with Claudia which was great.

    • Yes, I’m very lucky indeed – and I know it. It was bliss haunting all my old favorite places. Will probably post more pics and bore everyone to bits. Hope you are keeping somewhat warm?

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