Monthly Archives: October 2022

Dear Venice: Wish You Were Here #21

This is a view I don’t see often on vintage postcards: The Rio dei Mendicanti as it opens into Campo SS Giovanni e Paolo. You can see the hospital on the right, and straight down the canal, it opens into … Continue reading

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Where the Water Goes

This summer while visiting some Biennale locations, I stopped in at Palazzo DonĂ  in Campo San Polo. In this case I was more interested in the palace and its courtyard, as I saw something I hadn’t seen before. Notice how … Continue reading

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View Through (2)

Continuing my series of viewing things through things.

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Three Venice Crime Authors at Studium Tomorrow (or Today, Depending where you are!)

I just learned that on Thursday, October 13 at 6:00 pm in Venice, three writers will be discussing their work at Libreria Studium in Venice. It will also be live streamed on Facebook for those who can’t attend. As you … Continue reading

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View Through (1)

This summer as I walked through so many Biennale sites around Venice, I snapped a lot of photos of the view through a window or a door. Here are a few.

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Venice Calls: Plastic Revolution!

The grassroots organization Venice Calls, composed primarily of young Venetians, has created a new project to address Venice’s plastic garbage. They have a team of energetic people collecting plastics from Venice and the islands. They then run these through a … Continue reading

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The Last Lion

When Napoleon marched into Venice, he ordered all the carved lions of St. Mark to be removed from the pozzi and other public places. Wipe out those symbols of Venetian power! Well, his minions missed one! A local showed me … Continue reading

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