The “others”


Everybody knows about the legendary rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge, that’s why we decided to go for a weekend to Oxford: know your enemy! 🙂

The bus from Cambridge takes about 3 hours and a half to get in Oxford: the problem is that the way to Oxford pass through Milton Keynes, one of the most famous places in the world for its several roundabouts. Continua a leggere

It’s Carnival time!


Last week it came the Carnival in UK.

Yes, no kidding: last week of August in London there is the Notthing Hill Carnival.
My Lonely Planet guide says it is one of the most important Carnival of the world, maybe only second to the Rio de Janeiro one.

I like Lonely Planet guide hints, I did buy a lot of them, but sometimes they’re terribly wrong.

Maybe the sentence wasn’t complete: that is the second biggest carnival in the world out of all rainy countries like England.

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Mosaics


From Wikipedia:

Mosaic is the art of creating images with an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stone, or other materials.

During last months I collected more than 2 thousands pictures of U.S. and I was looking around a way to use them. So The idea of making a mosaics with them came to me.

The problem with this kind of composition is the right measuring of every tile: to have a good mosaic usually it takes about thousands and thousands of pictures. Continua a leggere