David Massey

19/06/21 Inspiration , Life Style #

The last day of school

The last day of school

It has been a funny year and watching my middle son queuing COVID style for his final middle school exam I realise how tough it has been.

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19/06/21 Inspiration # , , ,

Do these lines give perspective?

Do these lines give perspective?

I have seen several train stations recently and get drawn towards the sharp lines they create. Are they giving real perspective?

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09/03/21 Inspiration # , ,

A Harley always delivers

A Harley always delivers

People who ride two wheels in Rome are capable of looking incredibly cool. But you need a Harley?

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20/02/21 Inspiration , Life Style #

Are COVID rules working?

Are COVID rules working?

Rome is in a yellow zone, curfew at 10pm but what about on a glorious sunny Saturday afternoon?

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13/02/21 Inspiration , Life Style # , ,

Saturday mornings were made for sport

Saturday mornings were made for sport

I love bringing the kids to their Saturday morning activities. It was how I remember my weekends – music and sport, friendship and learning.

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29/01/21 Life Style # , ,

When the anchor makes himself the news

When the anchor makes himself the news

The hashtag #maratonamentana – the Mentana marathon – what the Italian news anchor on a La7 (channel 7) Enrico Mentana chose to cover the latest Italian political crises exemplifies a singularly heroic approach to something that should really be behind the headlines.

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24/01/21 Inspiration # ,

Bridgerton meets Brideshead at Castle Howard

Bridgerton meets Brideshead at Castle Howard

I happily confess to enjoying the audacity of Bridgerton currently raging on Netflix but it is one location above all in this salacious period raunch that sends me spinning back to the 80s and Brideshead Revisited.

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22/01/21 Inspiration # , ,

A powerful vision draws on a compelling narrative

A powerful vision draws on a compelling narrative

Michael J Fox shares his dreams in the 1993 For Love or Money

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21/01/21 Inspiration , Life Style

Living in a film set in Rome

Living in a film set in Rome

You don’t have to go very far in this unique city to find a film crew at work, whether it be a Tom Cruise blockbuster or an Italian mini-series. But have you looked for locations from the past?

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20/01/21 Inspiration # ,

There’s a reason she’s in the top ten

There’s a reason she’s in the top ten

It must be years since I saw The Bodyguard or listened to Whitney Houston and my DVD has actually never been opened. So when I saw on TikTock that the album was one of the top ten all time best sellers I went back and had a listen.

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The greatest summer game ever invented. Trying to work out how this #TheHundred #Cricket works but lovin it. #bbccricket hoping @MichaelVaughan and @philtufnell will keep explaining these rules to us over 50s.

That #FridayFeeling means it must be time for a break. The umbrellas in #formia have had enough for the day too. #weekendvibes #weekendmood

Managed to shut down and turn off for the weekend giving @rodemics and @Blackmagic_News #atem a breather and my #DellXPS a nice little sleep