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No Big Boats!

I’m a little behind in this one, but I’m finally sharing the fabulous post by Michelle Lovric on the TheHistoryGirls blog site. On December 10 she posted a detailed interview with Barbara Warburton Giliberti, who sits on the committee of … Continue reading

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Gondola Stuff: Brooch

This lovely gem was recently given to me from a reader who lives across the pond. Mr. Drink Wine Today (check out his fabulous blog before it’s too late!) saw it in an Oxfam shop in Sheffield, walked away, then … Continue reading

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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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Sorpresa e Gratitudine

As many of you may know, Michelle Lovric has written numerous books set in Venice, including Carnevale and The Floating Book. She is also part of a wonderful blog with contributions from a number of women writers and historians (see … 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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Celebrating Cinquecento

No, not the century, but my 500th blog post! I started this blog in April 2012, and today you are reading my five hundredth posting. Should I name the 500 things I most love about Venice? The 500 most interesting … Continue reading

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Raffle Ending Soon!

Reminder that you can enter the tombola to win a copy of A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Just check out the post “Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Vonda Wells.” Like the page and add a comment, and you’ll be … Continue reading

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