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Live-In-Venice Week 17/23 May 2021


Thursday, May 13, 2021

As I am looking at my screen writing this, I realize there are only few days left to what might just turn out to be the biggest Live event in Venice for 2021, Live-In-Venice Week and my heart starts racing! Oh my, the adrenalin! Will the stream work? Will the weather hold and be sunny? Will ...

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Venice and water: an almost indissoluble symbiosis!


Sunday, April 11, 2021

Water and Venice: two separate words, one image. You cannot talk about the Serene Republic of Venice and not mention the blue green water of its canals and the Venetian lagoon, subject of the most famous paintings from all times.     Water: all around and underneath it, but funny enough, not a single drop of natural fresh water ...

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Vineria All’Amarone: where to feel at home in Venice


Saturday, March 20, 2021

Where to feel at home in Venice Spring 2021 – one year on and we are in lockdown again here in Venice! If we only had known what terrible hard times lay ahead for us all. I honestly have no idea if here in Venice we will ever recover. Most of us (at least everyone involved in tourism ...

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Venice 2021: All civic Museums closed till April!


Monday, January 4, 2021

The curse of 2020 continues on undeterred in Venice! A few days before the end of the “annus horribilis”, the city of Venice delivered some more astonishing and disturbing news: all Civic Museums of the City will be closed until April 1st 2021.   Palazzo Ducale   So, with or without National Law, the decisions of the Board of ...

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10 + 1 Artisan made Christmas gift ideas from Venice


Monday, November 2, 2020

By the time you read this, Italy will be probably in or about to go into its second lockdown. It looks like it will be an incredibly tough winter for everyone, both on the economical and health side of things. So many of you love Venice so much, but this year has been especially hard for all ...

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venice rising AQUA GRANDA, PANDEMIC, REBIRTH

NEW BOOK: Venice Rising: Aqua Granda, Pandemic, Rebirth


Thursday, August 13, 2020

“I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I have conquered my nightmares because of my dreams.” --Jonas Salk   Venice Rising: Aqua Granda, Pandemic, Rebirth This is how I decided to start my chapter on Venice Rising: Aqua Granda, Pandemic, Rebirth, the new anthology written by many Venetians and edited by Kathleen Gonzalez, writer and editor ...

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