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Tuesday, 24 February 2009

The old rectory, Italian style

Four degrees at 8am, and a shockingly wonderful 16 degrees with bright sunshine at the height of the day.



Casa Parrochiale, Cannobio


Today's picture was chosen by AJ (the child who wakes me up at 4:30am because he still wants someone to blow his nose).
The bell-tower on this beautiful building in the heart of Cannobio always reminds me of one of the southern Californian missions.

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10 comments:

♥ Braja said...

You know I'm just going to write "I love this," don't you? :)

Anonymous said...

Great photo - and great choice AJ... it looks nearly Mexican - as if it should be in an old spaghetti Western film!

Chairman Bill said...

Is it a rectory?

CathM said...

Ahhhhhhh – postcard perfect! Delightful!

Brenda said...

It does! It reminds me of one of California's missions. But not just So Cal, Northern Cal has beautiful missions too :)

Loren said...

Hi Louise!
Have you heard of a book called The Collection of Sicilian Folk and Fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitre? It looks wonderful and will be available where I live in July. It looks like it costs about $700 right now for the original translation?!...I'll have to wait until it comes out in paperback! Mr. Pitre was a doctor who wrote down folktales of his patients.
-Loren

Anonymous said...

Thanks all for your wonderful comments once again. The more I look at my surroundings, the more I find beautiful things to photograph!

@ Chairman Bill : Yes, I guess it's the equivalent. The Casa Parriochiale is where the priest responsible for the parish (including S. Gottardo here in Carmine) lives and has his offices.

Louise | Italy said...

@Loren : No I haven't heard of this one. I have Calvino's collection of Italian folk tales, which is delightful. But the one you mention sounds fascinating - I'll look it up.

Anonymous said...

Lovely light at this time of year. Better than London gloom.

Caution/Lisa said...

I, too, am envious of your blue sky and sun.

Tuesday, 24 February 2009

The old rectory, Italian style

Four degrees at 8am, and a shockingly wonderful 16 degrees with bright sunshine at the height of the day.



Casa Parrochiale, Cannobio


Today's picture was chosen by AJ (the child who wakes me up at 4:30am because he still wants someone to blow his nose).
The bell-tower on this beautiful building in the heart of Cannobio always reminds me of one of the southern Californian missions.

Copyright © Louise Bostock 2007, 2008, 2009. All rights reserved. Please ask first.

10 comments:

♥ Braja said...

You know I'm just going to write "I love this," don't you? :)

Anonymous said...

Great photo - and great choice AJ... it looks nearly Mexican - as if it should be in an old spaghetti Western film!

Chairman Bill said...

Is it a rectory?

CathM said...

Ahhhhhhh – postcard perfect! Delightful!

Brenda said...

It does! It reminds me of one of California's missions. But not just So Cal, Northern Cal has beautiful missions too :)

Loren said...

Hi Louise!
Have you heard of a book called The Collection of Sicilian Folk and Fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitre? It looks wonderful and will be available where I live in July. It looks like it costs about $700 right now for the original translation?!...I'll have to wait until it comes out in paperback! Mr. Pitre was a doctor who wrote down folktales of his patients.
-Loren

Anonymous said...

Thanks all for your wonderful comments once again. The more I look at my surroundings, the more I find beautiful things to photograph!

@ Chairman Bill : Yes, I guess it's the equivalent. The Casa Parriochiale is where the priest responsible for the parish (including S. Gottardo here in Carmine) lives and has his offices.

Louise | Italy said...

@Loren : No I haven't heard of this one. I have Calvino's collection of Italian folk tales, which is delightful. But the one you mention sounds fascinating - I'll look it up.

Anonymous said...

Lovely light at this time of year. Better than London gloom.

Caution/Lisa said...

I, too, am envious of your blue sky and sun.