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Cinderella Delivers the Winning Name

Apparently Cinderella is arriving in Venice… Thank you to Piero for sending me this photo. What a great float! Today it is delivering this message: The winner of the latest tombola for the “Venice, My Muse” interview with JoAnn Locktov … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with JoAnn Locktov

Here is the third installment of the new interview series, “Venice, My Muse.” Today we’ll hear from JoAnn Locktov, editor of the Dream of Venice series. JoAnn established Bella Figura Publications in 2014, as an imprint dedicated to publishing books … Continue reading

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Prepared to Hate

I was prepared to hate it. Crass commercialism. The death of a historical building. And instead I found a better outlook, and I don’t just mean the spectacular view of the Grand Canal and Venice’s rooftops. I adjusted my own … Continue reading

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Returning to the Dream

Just because I have recently been in Venice doesn’t mean I’m not already dreaming of it again. In fact, this book helps me daydream my way back to the city. Dream of Venice Architecture is the second in the series … Continue reading

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Vaporetto Dogs

Peggy Guggenheim’s dogs knew how to take the vaporetto by themselves. They got on and off at their desired stops. The real question is, where were they going? To pick up their favorite biscotti? For a tryst with that cute … Continue reading

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Under the Wall’s Skin

Every kid dreams about having x-ray glasses to be able to see through walls or clothing. I bet there are at least a few Venetophiles (people who love Venice) who wish they could see under Venice’s skin–what’s under that layer … Continue reading

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