Sunday, 21 September 2008

Gothic Arches - My Favourite Movie


The movie had to be Roman Holiday. Not long after meeting my (now) husband Richard we took a holiday in Rome and it was wonderful and romantic and it is where we fell in love. He had never seen the film so we bought it when we got home and it is now one of our favourites. The background photo is the Trevi Fountain and the small round one is the La Bocca della Verita both were taken by Richard, both places feature heavily in the film and yes we put our hands in the La Bocca della Verita and told it a secret and it did not bite our hands off as we did not lie and we threw coins in the Trevi and vowed we would return. This is really then assemblage but it was a great excuse to look back through our pictures from that holiday.

21 comments:

Femmy said...

fabulous arch!!! yes that's a great romantic movie!!!

Stempelchaotin said...

This is awesome.
Amazing arch and a great movie.

christine said...

Wow really pretty-so fabulous work!

http://truutske.punt.nl said...

Whow...what a romantic movie.
I love your very lovely arch.

herminesplace said...

Great arch, love the embellishment

Kimmie said...

How wonderful to have such wonderful memories of such a beautiful place. Love your arch!

ilonka -kreativgeschwafel- said...

such a wonderful movie - and your arch is brillian!

Kris Dickinson said...

Love this perfect arch!

Faye said...

Moira, this is wonderful. Your story about your romance makes this gothic arch art so meaningful. It is a beautiful illustration of Roman Holiday.

Heather Robinson said...

I just guessed that Roman Holiday was your favourite movie as soon as I saw your arch...confirmed in your blog entry! How thrilling that the movie has personal meaning for you too! I love the image that you chose for the arch...such a sense of fun and romance.

Judy said...

Love the way the fountain fits so well in the arch shape, Moira what a lovely design, would love to visit Rome!
JudyNZ

Kersten said...

I've never seen this movie, but after reading your blurb and seeing your arch, I'm adding it to my list of must-rent movies! :)

Sandrine (Scrap_USA) said...

Gorgeous arch!! I love it!!

Mary-Beth said...

Brilliant arch Moira!! I too love that movie and how wonderful that you had a holiday there and have pictures to share with us. What wonderful memories you must have!

Dawn said...

This is really cool.

Kristin Long said...

I love how your arch isn't only your favorite movie- it is a link to your life! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing it!

Kristin

Virginia said...

Love your arch and the reasons you chose it..It was a great movie..

Chris said...

oooooh fabulous arch and I loved that film... what wonderful memories you have brought back to me. Thank you :)
hugs
Chris xx

Anneke said...

a beautiful arch and a great movie

Alberta and Ava said...

This is one of my favorite movies too. Was there ever a more more gorgeous man than Gregory Peck? He was my first love. Your arch is a great interpretation of the film. It captures the fun and romance perfectly. BTW every time I watch the movie I hope the ending will turn our differently!

Craftyideas said...

Brilliant arch