Pause to ponder: four Italian art jewels based in Edinburgh

This blog was originally posted by ItalianGems. If you are interested in reading more like it, follow me at https://italiangems.wordpress.com/ ) At the end of October I returned to Edinburgh, my university town, for a cousin’s wedding. I took the opportunity to spend a morning revisiting the Scottish National Gallery on the Mound. It was a sweet reminder … More Pause to ponder: four Italian art jewels based in Edinburgh

Centrale Montemartini: a power plant full of classical gems

By ItalianGems It has rained a lot in Rome recently. If you’re on holiday here right now, you might be a bit disappointed. But there is no need to be, because there are plenty of interesting museums to escape to during the downpours. One of my favourites, and one of the most unusual, is the … More Centrale Montemartini: a power plant full of classical gems