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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Philip Gwynne Jones

I was first introduced to Philip Gwynne Jones through our mutual friend, author Gregory Dowling, and now Philip is contributing to an upcoming book I’m putting together. He is a Welsh author living and working in Venice. He first came … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Cecelia Pierotti

Cecelia Pierotti and I met through this very blog, discovering that we live not too far from each other. Over a lovely lunch in a city midway between us, we realized we have much in common besides our love for … Continue reading

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San Giacomo Gets Down!

San Giacomo’s feast day is July 25, and the folks who live in Venice’s parish of San Giacomo dell’Orio know how to celebrate it! They hold their sagra around that time every year.¬†On July 18 I met up with friends, … Continue reading

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Dancing with San Giacomo

I managed to make it to two of the evenings of music at this year’s festa di San Giacomo dell’Orio. The festival raises money for the parish, and though that may be the main goal for putting it on, it’s … Continue reading

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San Giacomo Brings Venetians Together

While the July tourists are parading in Piazza San Marco, peering into shop windows, or tucking in to a lovely piece of branzino or a slim pizza, Venetians are gathering to support their parish. Every summer the folks in the … Continue reading

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