Venice

Drowning in silence

Drowning in silence

A man was drowning besides me in the hospital pool, and I didn’t know what to do to save him.

Annegare in silenzio

Annegare in silenzio

Io ho visto un uomo annegare a due metri da me in piscina, e non ho saputo salvargli.

Gilberto Penzo: La gondola

Gilberto Penzo: La gondola

“La gondola” by Gilberto Penzo is the definitive book on the Venetian gondola, but it has been out of print for years. A second edition has now been published.

White egret

White egret

White egret taking off (Certosa island, Venice)

Fog in Venice

Fog in Venice

We’ve had a good deal of fog this winter, but still no snow. These photos are from the St. Mark’s and Riva dei Sette Martiri in Venice.

Saint Mark’s evening fog

Saint Mark’s evening fog

Saint Mark’s square on a foggy evening around Christmas

War in Venice

War in Venice

Warship moored in central Venice

Another foggy day

Another foggy day

Another foggy day in Venice with interruptions of public transport

Schizophrenic  coloured cat

Schizophrenic coloured cat

Weirdly coloured cat at Forte Marghera on the mainland near Venice