Monthly Archives: February 2017

Interviewed by Mona Lisa

Well, not exactly, but I got your attention! Mona Lisa never lived in Venice or was a gondolier, but she was a Beautiful Woman, so I guess the topic fits in my blog. I was actually interviewed by the AUTHOR … Continue reading

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Casanova Location Gets Recognized

A friend recently sent me this photo. I knew about this general location, where Casanova aided Bragadin after the party, but I didn’t know that someone had found the precise┬ásite of the former caffe. Or did they? Is this sign … Continue reading

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Venice: Writing Under the Influence

I wish that were my title, but it actually belongs to a little book of poems by Rita Bottoms. I am often “under the influence” of Venice, so this book appealed to me. Turns out that Rita also has a … Continue reading

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