Monthly Archives: November 2008

Photos!

A bit of this and a bit of that, I have now mastered the toyshop internet.   And before you think why on earth didn’t she go to find another one – I like it here.   All the little kids coming … Continue reading

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An afternoon with Tintoretto…

Imagine two huge rooms with the walls and and ceilings covered in Tintoretto’s,   This is just mind bending.   Tintoretto is a master of using muddy, murky colours on huge cavasses, mostly the subjects are religious but every now and then … Continue reading

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Giselle – My review

The ballet Giselle at La Fenice was amazing.   Boys in purple tights and girls in floaty skirts.   No, seriously when I’ve put all my thoughts together a proper review will appear here. (Later on December 3) I was about to put … Continue reading

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So many paintings

I spent this afternoon with the paintings at Ca’Ressonico which are every bit as interesting as the ones that hang at the Accadamia.   Its a total exercise is overkill, and so hard to take it all in at one go.  … Continue reading

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Its been a week……

…. and I’m still having the time of my life.   Truely Venice is remarkable.   Even watching the tourists is a treat in itself,  and trying to guess their nationalities is one of my favourite pastimes.  I wonder if people do … Continue reading

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