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Arrivederci Venezia - a la prossima!

Arrivederci Venezia – a la prossima!

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Tomorrow I say goodbye to Venice and fly back to London after nearly two months here. It’s not without a heavy heart that I leave. In fact if it wasn’t for the fact that I have to supervise works on my apartment back home I would probably be extending my stay again.

So, why the heartache? Well, I can honestly say that no place has touched my heart and soul like Italy. I’ve admired and been…

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Venetian ‘bunting’

Venetian ‘bunting’

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I couldn’t resist another Venetian washing line picture. In fact the hardest part was choosing which photo to post because it was like royalty had come to town the streets were so decorated. Add the clear blue skies and I was in heaven!

Posted for the weekly photo challenge

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The instinctive artists

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This photo is dedicated to Tim, a follower of my blog who has kindly fed back to me many times on my photos – reassuring me that there is an audience out there! More precisely it is dedicated to Tim’s wife, whom he says has been known to hang out her washing in specific colours and shapes to create an art installation. Thankfully she recognised the artist within herself when doing this because…

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Venetian reflection

Submitted for the weekly photo challenge

Venetian reflection

Submitted for the weekly photo challenge

Venetian washing
Carnival tea
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A Venetian pigeon lover
(Very) Little Red Riding Hood

I saw three Little Red Riding Hoods during carnival: one lady in a very fantastical costume which made her a magnet for the photographers; a guy comically dressed as the girl in red, and this one, which is my favourite.

(Very) Little Red Riding Hood

I saw three Little Red Riding Hoods during carnival: one lady in a very fantastical costume which made her a magnet for the photographers; a guy comically dressed as the girl in red, and this one, which is my favourite.

I spotted a unicorn

I spotted a unicorn

Venice Carnival-6

Today was the last day of the Venice Carnival. The city will seem like a very different place without seeing people dressed up in various costumes covering the whole gamet from hilarious to outragious, surreal or just plain exquisite. It felt like only yesterday that I was cooing along with everyone else at the spectacle of the flight of the angel and yet here we were today gathered again in St.…

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