Tag Archives: Burano

Sharing: La Venessiana’s “Postcard from Venice”

I hope you already subscribe to La Venessiana’s Postcard from Venice blog. It’s delightfully full of recipes, images, holidays, history, and so many other wonderful things from Venice. Her latest issue has just come out, and it features some lovely … Continue reading

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Sharing: Postcards from the Boot

A friend recently introduced me to this website Postcards from the Boot, a paean to Italy and all its foods, colors, sights, and joys. Look for the May 4, 2019, post, also listed under the “Places” category. Carla Gambescia clearly … Continue reading

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Flamingo Spotting, Venetian Style

“We’re secretly going flamingo spotting,” B wrote on her Facebook page, “but the boat captain doesn’t know it.” She and her sister Laura, British ex-pats living in Venice for over a decade, had invited me to join them on the … Continue reading

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“Venice, My Muse:” An Interview with Louise Pullen

The blogosphere is an engaging place. I had no idea that when I started blogging, I would meet so many fascinating people. And the way I meet them is equally fascinating. This month’s “Venice, My Muse” interview features Louise Pullen, … Continue reading

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Snow! And an Announcement…

I know this is a few days old now, but still I wanted to share with you the beauty of a snow-covered Venice. Snow covers Venice Friends living there have talked about its beauty as well as its treachery. Ice … Continue reading

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Random Journal Entry #9

My occasional series draws from old journal entries when I was in Venice. This one continues from my 1996 trip (see the last few Random Journal Entries for others from that same trip). I’m leaving my misspellings and errors in … Continue reading

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Redefining Beauty Videos: Cencia Scarpariola

ABWIV Cencia Scarpariola I look so worried in the thumbnail shot on this video! But do not fear–there’s nothing to fret over in this post! Here I bring you the story of Cencia Scarpariola, which this street on the island … Continue reading

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What Kind of Risotto Do Gondoliers Eat?

Well, I suppose the answer is, “The kind that is put before them.” But I want to offer another answer. I picked up The Gondolier’s Cook Book by Marcello Brusegan from Supernova Edizioni last time we were in Venice, and the first … Continue reading

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