Ten books I've read over the last nine months and would highly recommend to keep your brain engaged and traveling, even if you don't set foot outside your hometown.
My annual commemoration of the day Raphael was born and died.
How can we make women of the past relatable to the modern-day reader in fiction? On Sunday February 6, 2022, Mary (M.K. Tod) and I discuss this very issue in our session Women in History at the The History Quill's Writers Convention 2022. You can access and download our presentation right here: women-in-history-gina-buonaguro-and-mk-tod-1-1Download We discuss … Continue reading Women in history: Balance between past and present
Lately there is a lot of talk about elections. In Canada, word on the street is that Justin Trudeau will call an election late summer or early fall. (I still don't fully understand the parliamentary system.) In the US, there is the usual partisan wrangling over voting rights - who gets to vote, where, when, … Continue reading Voting, Venetian style
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Celebrating Venice's 1600th birthday.
A brief history of Carnival in Venice, almost 1000 years old.
Trump and his attempted coup have much in common with the 14th-century Venetian doge, Marino Faliero. If we do not learn from history, we are condemned to repeat it.
Gift suggestions for a Covid holiday season. Merry Christmas, Happy Channukah, and stay safe!
So I decided to be a plague doctor for Halloween this year. What or who exactly was a plague doctor?