Books, women, haberdashery and other gentlemanly interests. EST. MMXI.
Caffe’ Gambrinus, Napoli.
Towards the football World Cup/7
When the Serie A was king: Maradona and Platini, 1986/1987.
1759: Ferdinando Antonio Pasquale Giovanni Napomuceno Serafino Gennaro Benedetto di Borbone is crowned King of the Two Sicilies with the name of Ferdinand IV, aged nine.
Naples, Piazza del Plebiscito.
Umbrella splendour from Mario Talarico, Naples.
Make your choice: silks for bespoke neckwear at E. Cappelli.
Neapolitan memories: mosaics from the Villa of the Comic Poet, Pompeii.
Neapolitan memories: the interior of a bar, decorated with pictures of Neapolitan stage and cinematic legends Totò and Peppino de Filippo.
Neapolitan memories: the faces of victory and defeat in the mosaic of Alexander the Great from the House of the Faun, Pompeii.
Baia, on the Gulf of Pozzuoli.
The Naples Diaries, VII.
Pompeii, inside an ancient Roman brothel (lupanar).
The Naples Diaries, VI.
Faces from a not so far away past.
From the Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples.
The Naples diaries, V.
Inside M. Cilento e F.llo 1780.
The Naples Diaries, IV.
Yours truly on the speaker’s podium in the forum of Pompeii.