Category Archives: Venice

This is what happens if The Doctor and Giacomo Casanova were to meet in Venice.

I love the random interaction on some social networks, especially on tumblr with its many single purpose blogs. It seems like it’s almost every week that a new Clients from Hell or texts from whoever appears. Two random SPTB that … Continue reading

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Venice inspired weekend

I’ve still not blogged about this week’s Venice trip which is mainly due to my pictures being worse than I expected. I’ve tried looking through them and editing the ones I’ve got to make them bearable, but about 3/4s of … Continue reading

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La Fenice

For the past couple of days I’ve been reading Donna Leon’s ‘Death at La Fenice’ which is the first of her Commisario Brunetti books. Whilst I’ve read them before many years ago I don’t really remember them too well and … Continue reading

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The snood

I went to Venice and I bought a snood. Sure, lots of other great things happened, too, but the snood has changed things. I had been looking at knitting one before, but never really saw the point in them until … Continue reading

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In prison

Yesterday I went to prison or rather a former prison. I was in the Palazzo delle Prigioni in Venice to see a concert. It included opera performances from Rossini, Chopin and others and, particularly with the setting, was beautiful. Venice, … Continue reading

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Today I’m off to Venice for two days with a friend which was a rather sudden decision a week ago. We’re planning to: Go to a classical concert with an opera since which is booked for tonight. Go to the … Continue reading

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A spur of the moment holiday!

I entirely blame my housemates for this. It all started early today afternoon when one of my housemates mentioned going on holiday and we then thought we should go on holidays together which led to two of us looking for … Continue reading

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