Machinery and Marble: Centrale Montemartini

This week I revisited one of my favourite museums in Rome, Centrale Montemartini.  The museum itself houses some of the excess of the Capitolini collections, which are displayed among the remains of one of Rome’s only industrial factories.  The contrast between the ancient statues, friezes and mosaics contrasts pleasingly against the dormant, once powerful machinery. Only issues with photos from this museum trip was that … Continue reading Machinery and Marble: Centrale Montemartini

Limoncello in Sorrento, Lemons on Capri

This weekend I’ve ventured a bit further out of Rome with Peter, to stay overnight in Sorrento and then to spend the following day on the Isle of Capri.  We coined this the “early-thirties holiday” due to it being a) seemingly classy and b) much more expensive than your average weekend away (but it’s my birthday tomorrow, soooo it’s fine).  On route to Sorrento we … Continue reading Limoncello in Sorrento, Lemons on Capri