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PRIMO GENNAIO JANUARY 1st

Until I stumbled into this odd little side gig of translating Italian poetry, my idea of poetry didn’t go much further than, “Roses are red…” etc., etc. Occasionally, I read and reread and tried to understand some of the poetry … Continue reading

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PAINTING IN NAPLES

The Neapolitan “soul” is guaranteed to squeeze your heart into submission. “Goethe wrote: “Naples is Paradise. Everyone lives in a state of intoxicated self-forgetfulness, myself included.” No painting excursion into the Campania region is complete without a visit to Naples. … Continue reading

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Castello Ducale di Faicchio

  Castello Ducale Di Faicchio   The Ducal Castle of Faicchio was built in the XIV century and renewed in the following centuries.  It sits in Piazza Roma in the heart of Faicchio, province of Benevento.  It was once the … Continue reading

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Veduta di Vesuvio – Bay of Naples

PAINTING IN ITALY / BAY OF NAPLES / MOUNT VESUVIUS   The Neapolitan “soul” is guaranteed to squeeze your heart into submission. “Goethe wrote: “Naples is Paradise.  Everyone lives in a state of intoxicated self-forgetfulness, myself included.” No painting excursion … Continue reading

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