Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across Florence

Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across Florence

Guild Trademarks from the Medieval Period on display across the City of Florence “Footnotes from Florence” – a personal collection of curious connections between the UK and Florence. I had the great pleasure recently of sharing a visit to Florence...
The Marble Mines of Carrara – quite an experience and only a couple of hours away from Florence.

The Marble Mines of Carrara – quite an experience and only a couple of hours away from Florence.

The Marble Mines of Carrara – Visiting this special place is quite an experience and these beautiful mountains with their white treasure, exposed for all to see, even from the railway line way below them, are available to visit only a couple of hours away from...
Arnolfini family – an unlucky love-affair in Lucca

Arnolfini family – an unlucky love-affair in Lucca

Arnolfini family – an unlucky love affair in Lucca Following on from my Blog about Lucchese merchant Niccolo Arnolfini and his wife, Costanza Trenta who died in childbirth – I was saddened to learn this week that future generations of the Arnolfini family...