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Something missing

For those of you who know the island of Giudecca quite well, you might be able to recognize the area this clip …

42° Vogalonga 2016

They’re off! I got there early to catch the starting cannon, but I had forgotten what a wallop of a bang it …

From Barrister to Barcaiolo

It’s that time of year again – memories of the summer are slowly fading and people everywhere are stumbling back to their …

No grandi navi!

“They sweep with beautiful panache into the city” wrote the famous travel writer Jan Morris, describing the multi-deck cruise ships which glide, …

Off to the market

What’s the road like that you take to your local market? This one takes some beating! Taken on Tuesday morning last week. …

Water Park

Sunday, 8th June, we heard the starter gun go off at nine o’clock in the morning. It was left to our imagination …

Italian National Day 2 June

Today certainly wasn’t the actual Italian National Day (Festa della Repubblica) – that happens tomorrow, the same day as my husband’s birthday, …

Pasquetta Picnic

Traditionally, Easter Monday — Pasquetta as it’s called in Italian — is a day for getting out with friends and family for …

Venice railway station

The Santa Lucia railway station in Venice is a low, modern building — or at least, ‘modern’ by Venetian standards — which …

Filling up the tank

You might like to join us on our morning ride to fill up our petrol tank. A cold December morning (New Year’s …

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