Monthly Archives: October 2008

Things I have learnt in Venice!

1. Always walk on the righ hand side of the footpath (walking on the left is a dead giveaway that you aren’t local) 2. Cheap Italian red wine isn’t necessarily always the best (I just threw out a whole bottle … Continue reading

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My bags are packed…. (and you know the rest)

The jet plane takes off at 10 tomorrow night!! Dear friends – this is it – the last post from home before I become a Venitian for 4 weeks.  Hopefully there will be some great pics from Venice for you on … Continue reading

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The downward spiral

  So what does this orange have to do with a downward spiral?    Lots – because it is all that I will be able to afford to eat in Venice after the downward spiral of the current exchange rate between the … Continue reading

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Look what I found!

This is a doco Venice – Loved to Death  from Journeyman Pictures http://www.journeyman.tv/  is the website and the docos there cover the world. Everyone keeps on asking if I’m excited about Venice.   Yes!  But I’m also starting to feel slightly … Continue reading

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Music for the next 25 days…..

  Last week I was given a lovely cd of oboe music called In Venice by Albrecht Mayer (thank you Paul).  I love it,  although according to a review in the Guardian it is an “undemanding listen”.   Have a listen and see … Continue reading

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