Tag Archives: Helmut Watzlawick

Le morte

2013 is the year of le morte de¬†l’Interm√©diaire des Casanovistes. Ah, that sounds too grim. But in early December I received the final issue of this journal for Casanova scholars and enthusiasts and felt sad that it’s the end of … Continue reading

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Helmut Speaks

This week I received this endorsement from one of the top Casanovists in the world, a man who has answered my many doofus questions with patience, as he leapt from one train to the next. Danke and grazie mille, Helmut! … Continue reading

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The Neophyte Writes!

Last spring I mentioned working on an article for l’Intermediaire des Casanovistes, the publication for Casanova scholars and enthusiasts. The piece is about gondolas during the 18th century, specifically illuminating their usage during Casanova’s time in Venice. I explored such … Continue reading

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Sneaking into Casanova’s House!

My partner RJ pushed at the door with a fingertip–and it swung open! We were in the unlit foyer of Casanova’s house! A couple weeks ago when I was in Venice, I was walking the tours in my book to … Continue reading

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