Category Archives: Italy
What is an alp?
It’s not a rocky peak in Switzerland, Italy, or France, or so I learn from a 1908 volume called Peep at Many Lands: Switzerland by John Finnemore (London: Adam and Charles Black). It’s one of those lovely old books, … Continue reading
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Another Enchanting Landscape
I continue to discover that not having seen the landscapes or experienced the culture where important scenes took place is slowing my progress, as if setting were essential to the generation of words. In service of moving the book ahead, … Continue reading
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