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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 …

The Bride

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Flights to Venice

The nearest international airport to Venice city centre is the ‘Marco Polo’ which lies to the north of the city approximately 10 …

Take a look at the gondola

Venice offers a wealth of formal outlets for the exhibition of all manner of works of art, but what I would like …

Ban large cruise ships

Went out in the boat on a lichen hunt yesterday, but in order to reach our destination we had to untangle ourselves …

Bikers unite

Car drivers are going to have to realise that we bikers are here to stay. We ask only that they take appropriate …

Tumble

Had my first official tumble off the motorbike yesterday – too complicated to explain how or why, but just to illustrate that …

Motorbikes & Venice

Hubby, having seen me at work here, has very thoughtfully gone out with the pretext of ‘washing the motorbike’ which suits me …

Galvanic corrosion

[Galvanic corrosion is an electrochemical process in which one metal corrodes preferentially when in electrical contact with a different type of metal …

Stormy weather

One of my biggest nightmares concerning boats revolves around storms… though not the slashing rain and wind part but the unpredictability of …

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