Tag Archives: italy

procrastination

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I am back, but there’s all that Olympics coverage to watch… At least I can sort out my photos whilst watching the omnium (apart from the really exciting bits when I shout at the telly). I have a terrible weakness … Continue reading

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reabandonment

We’re going away again, for two weeks, to Italy. Bella Italia. I’m really hopeful that it’s not going to be raining there…

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Post- holiday ennui

Today I should have spent the day doing the washing; sorting out the jobs that needed to be done this week; tidying the house; writing up my holiday diary; downloading my photos… in general, all the things that you do … Continue reading

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Family tradition

Things we won't forget about Italy Standing up in the traghetti in Venice, and finding out later that one in fifty people fall in… Orange bikes The long, long hill climb into Asolo Liquid nitrogen chocolate ice-cream The thunderstorm as … Continue reading

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Optical illusions and ice-cream

Vicenza to Edinburgh Theatre, Vicenza, Italy 2008 Tiles, Vicenza, Italy 2008 I was right, Vicenza was lovely and potterable, and a great place to spend our last morning. We visited the theatre, which was the first ever indoor theatre, and … Continue reading

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Farewell to the orange bikes

 Mogliano to Vicenza to Padua to Vicenza again.  Oooh train hell! Only a very few trains in Italy have bike compartments, so it was absolutely imperative that we got on the right ones. Mama spent ages yesterday sorting it all … Continue reading

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Islands

Murano and Venice Handsome's birthday today, so we had cards at breakfast time. I've already given him his birthday present as it needed to be set up in advance, but Mama and Papa gave him a shirt and cardy (he's … Continue reading

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I’m not at all surprised that Venice is alleged to be the most beautiful city in the world

Venice Wow. Venice is gorgeous. Ok, there were far far too many people, but the buildings were so picturesque, that I could look past the people. We started off at the market this morning with stalls and stalls full of … Continue reading

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riverside cycling

Solighetto to Treviso to Mogliano  Today we were taken by minibus to Treviso to start off. It took us a while to pick up the right route because the driver didn't actually drop us where the instructions started from. And … Continue reading

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thunderstorms

Around Solighetto I got bitten last night (probably by ants) on my right foot, so l will have to be more careful as it was particularly uncomfortable cycling today. I felt as if my ankle was on fire by the … Continue reading

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