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it’s just a book…”Bronzino” by Maurice Brock

September 10th, 2009 · No Comments · Art, Coffee Table Books, It's just a Book

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The Charming Mountain Goat…is grazing in Florence

May 13th, 2009 · No Comments · Charming Mountain Goat, Travel Writing

Florence is exceedingly beautiful. You arrive and its full force elegance knocks you out. You stare with gaping eyes, mouth open and wander around the streets disoriented. Florence is exceedingly beautiful!
It used to be more separate, tourists passing through, tolerated as a necessary audience. The Florentines would not bother communicating with you in any other [...]

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The WD Interview – Betsy Burke, Writer

January 6th, 2009 · Comments Off · Literature, The WD Interview

Betsy Burke is a Canadian writer based in Italy. She is the author of Lucy’s Launderette, Performance Anxiety and Hardly Working all published by Red Dress Ink. Betsy is currently working on a novel set in 19th century and contemporary Florence.
Betsy, before you became a writer, you were an opera singer.
“My older brother was an [...]

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