A bit of this and a bit of that – London, Uppsala, Sicily, Chinon and other news.

Sicily It's so silent here. I can feel that my online voice is getting weaker and weaker. Apart from being a very sporadic blogger, I notice it when those "memories from x years ago" pop up on Facebook and I realize how much I used to share there and how much more personal I was ...

Bergamot Curd

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Despite having lived in Italy for 22 years, I had never held a bergamot orange in my hands until the other week. Isn't it quite wonderful that there are so many things left to see, try and experience in this world? Sure, not all positive that is for sure, but still, some will be. And ...

Shortlisted in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards!

I almost squealed (and I'm most definitely not the squealing type) when I opened the email and read the first lines: "Dear Ilva Beretta, Many congratulations on being selected for the Professional shortlist in the Still Life category at the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards. Your work has been selected from 127,098 images entered from 186 countries ...