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.
I am thrilled to officially announce that my new novel (and my first solo book), The Virgins of Venice, will be published by HarperCollins Canada in November 2022!
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
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.
So I decided to be a plague doctor for Halloween this year. What or who exactly was a plague doctor?
My topic historical fiction recommendations.
Read a review of the new novel Raphael: Painter in Rome and an interview with the author, Stephanie Storey