Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome, Italy

“Because your question searches for deep meaning, I shall explain in simple words” ~ Dante Alighieri :: All you need is… 😉

T-Shirt philosophy... Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome :: #iPhoneography ©ockstyle
T-Shirt philosophy… Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome ::
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“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.” ~ Douglas Adams

The wolf and the lamb... Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome :: #iPhoneography ©ockstyle
The wolf and the lamb… Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome ::
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“Why change? Everyone has his own style. When you have found it, you should stick to it.” ~ Audrey Hepburn

Orange Dress... Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome :: #iPhoneography ©ockstyle
Orange Dress… Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome ::
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“These boots are made for walking/ And that’s just what they’ll do/ One of these days these boots/ Are gonna walk all over you” ~ Nancy Sinatra

Red Boot... Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome :: #iPhoneography ©ockstyle
Red Boot… Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome ::
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“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.” ~ Jim Henson

Casanova mask... Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome :: #iPhoneography ©ockstyle
Casanova mask… Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome ::
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“To put everything in balance is good, to put everything in harmony is better.” ~ Victor Hugo

Reflections... Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome :: #iPhoneography ©ockstyle
Reflection… Out of Focus :: Window Shopping in Rome ::
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Postcard from Italy :: Pretoro (Chieti)

Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone

“Why do we think love is a magician? Because the whole power of magic consists in love. The work of magic is the attraction of one thing by another because of a certain affinity of nature.” ~Marsilio Ficino

Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone

In a stunning mountain area of Abruzzi little known to foreign visitors, within the province of Chieti [Kieti], there is the beautiful town of Pretoro – population 949. It is thought that an ancient settlement existed during the Bronze Age, whereas the current fortified borough was established sometime in the XII century…

Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Snow white and the seven dwarfs... Walking around Pretoro (Chieti) - Pisolo sta dormendo... | photo: ©ockstyle
Snow white and the seven dwarfs… Walking around Pretoro (Chieti) – Pisolo sta dormendo… | photo: ©ockstyle
Appetibilis Lonza65 in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Appetibilis Lonza65 in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Appetibilis Deda and Giuseppe Marone in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©Lonza65
Appetibilis Deda and Giuseppe Marone in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©Lonza65
Appetibilis friend Giuseppe Marone strolling in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Appetibilis friend Giuseppe Marone strolling in Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Photographing Pretoro (Chieti), so Appetibilis! | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Photographing Pretoro (Chieti), so Appetibilis! | photo: ©MateldaCodagnone
Knock knock... Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Knock knock… Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©GiuseppeMarone
Church of S. Andrea Apostolo - Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Church of S. Andrea Apostolo – Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Italy :: Welcome from Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle
Postcard from Italy :: Welcome from Grigio of Pretoro (Chieti) | photo: ©ockstyle

Food Photography :: Italian Fish Stew from Abruzzo in 8+ photos

This is a “Brodetto alla vastese” (Fish Stew Vasto Style) in 11 pictures…
Delightfully yours,
OrsolaCK @ Appetibilis

“This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!” ~Julia Child

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