This cave opens within the limestone cliffs of the southern tip of Corsica, at around 200m from the current shoreline. It was discovered almost by accident, during works that were being undertaken by the landowner. Immediately, the prehistoric sections from Provence-Côte d’Azur intervened, and excavating started in July 1966, under the direction of François de Lanfranchi and Michel Claude Weiss...
Monthly Archives August 2014
Village heart-to-heart: LUMIO
Lumio possesses several particularities; one being, every year a stone fair is held there: ‘Fiera di a petra’ which started in 1993, and lasts two days during the month of July. The (ghost) village of Occi is also nearby; just 377m above Lumio. Also, the centre of the village is made of footpaths, and the road goes around the village ..
Also, if you’re interested in Romanesque chapels, there’s one to view made from pink granite, dating from the XII century; listed as a historical monument since 1980, for its outdoor setting. The facade is decorated with two lion heads that frame the monolithic lintel of the door, and it is located in the cemetery of Lumio.
Photo credit: Location Corse
My approach had been as follows. Years ago, I remember having tasted an absolutely divine muscat in the small, quaint, northern village of Barbaggio – so, with these recollections well intact, I was excited in returning and finding out for myself – whether this was still the case...Read More
I had the pleasure of attending a second exhibition recently, and was inquisitive as to how his work was advancing.
Three themes were to be found placed in evidence:
– within the light of time (currently events)
– landscapes and history
It’s vital to add, there is an ongoing common thread within his work, of which he is completely aware of – expanding and developing with each series. The past is omni-present, laying down the foundations of what will spring forth basically...
The female measures around 15mm (whereas, the males reach 4mm), and can be identifid by black fur, upon which generally 13 abdominal blood red spots can be observed, spreading out within three lines on (and under) the abdomen. The male, although smaller, is just as venomous as the female. Enjoying night activity, one can come across them in the heart of nature herself; in fields and gardens, under stones or stacks of wood. The horizontal web is very irregular, and usually spreads further than hiding places...