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Whistle Stop Tour

Before we left Melbourne to start this trip, I was a bit sceptical about EagleRider. They seemed to have a monopoly on motorbike rental in the US and I guess I would have preferred to have some meaningful choice, especially when the cost was so steep. 573 more words

Day 13 at Orsoni - Saturday

It is now my second Saturday in Venice. I am staying at Orsoni until Wednesday 22 October. My course is over, 2 weeks of hard work, no relaxing at all. 241 more words


Update on Protocol for the meeting on October 22, 2014 about the Venice Dual Force Auxillary Sewer Line at Burton Chace Park.

 Following a phone-call query from The Silver Strand News made last Friday to Tonya Durell, Principal Public Relations Representative for the City of Los Angeles… 438 more words

Silver Strand Marina Homeowners News

Soggy Moggy (Venezia 81)

The flag of the Republic of Venice is a common sites among the calle and rii of the city.  It features the winged lion of St Mark… 57 more words


Listen, George...

After a good week of hype, I hope that George and Amal are finally on their honeymoon. But… let me share some considerations, borrowing some of them from my friend Vera Gandini, who is a Pr woman in Milan and knows showbusiness first hand. 158 more words


Raining to death by the Civil Hospital

The sales people for the Olympus camera I was using in Venice make a big deal about its weather sealing. I’m always cynical about marketing claims, so when I found myself by the Ospedale Civile and as Italians (apparently) say it started “piove da morire” (raining to death), I gave this claim a real world test. 111 more words