It’s an addiction!

I really thought I’d had enough of blogging, but it seems that isn’t the case. So, I’ll continue to inflict myself upon you! Break out the popcorn and beer.

I was walking through Campo Santa Margherita, when one of those mad ceremonies for someone who had successfully passed all their exams to become a Dottore crossed my path. I couldn’t get anywhere near the lucky new graduate, but I was captivated by these shoes. See, I am a fashion maven after all.

Reaching new heights

Isn’t she one of the most elegant brides you’ve seen for awhile? And, what a setting for your wedding photos. I hope they can crop all of us onlookers out of the final product.

The groom had a minor supporting role to play!

Her gown was truly magnificent.

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31 responses to “It’s an addiction!

  1. The pavement in Venice is relatively even, but wearing high heels in some of the other towns/cities in Italy seems to be just asking for trouble.

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  2. Indeed what a lovely wedding gown! Hope no diverted eyed tourist treads upon it…

    I saw many high heels in Venice and thought I would break an ankle if I wore any…but then I don’t wear high heels where I live.

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  3. Luckily, the stones of the Piazzetta were dry, so that wedding dress didn’t get all wet and draggy. Both of those women are obviously of that SHOPPING breed!

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  4. Love the dress and the shoes even though I would never wear heels like that.

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  5. Susie L

    Your addiction is a very lucky thing for us! Thanks Yvonne and welcome home!

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  6. julie

    Wait I can see him ! not sure how often it is refreshed

    http://www.hoteldanieliview.com/

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  7. julie

    And we are addicted too ! You must have loads of pics you have not used, we are waiting for them

    So Il Toro’s big day tomorrow … will look out for it .. there is a webcam on the Danieli Hotel but can’t see Il Toro !

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  8. I thought I could resist, Andrew, but the Vixen won’t let go. Are you back home now?

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    • Andrew

      Can’t remember where I said we were going ( it’s my age). We’ve just been on pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham but I don’t think I mentioned that. Off to Cape Cod in June for our son’s Civil Partnership celebrations.

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  9. Andrew

    You’re back – on here I mean. Woo-hoo!

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  10. I think I will, Jan. I have to move lots of photos from my little ASUS netbook, and get to work sorting them out. That way, I can continue to ignore the little piles of stuff waiting to be put away, etc.

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  11. Lovely Yvonne dig back in your photo archives,

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  12. It’s trying so hard to rain right now, lots of thunder, but no results. It looks wet in the Piazza right now, I guess they’re getting rained on.

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  13. MaryK

    The thought of negotiating Venetian paving in those green and gold numbers is making my feet ache (and my head spin!). She must surely have just slipped them on – there’s not a scratch on them. One of the things I always notice about Venice is that almost everyone wears sensible shoes.

    Love the bride too!

    And WELCOME HOME!

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  14. WOW those shoes are admirable, I mean that she can actually walk in Venice wearing them! Yikes! I trip in loafers there! what a skill!
    Love the previous post as well, the littles in their costumes- so cute! Thanks for your blog- i LOVE it!

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  15. Thanks, Linda. I must get some of the chimney and altana photos sorted out and posted.

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  16. Yvonne….keep ’em coming.
    We love your posts.
    I was just thinking of thongs/sandles….we have a few months of winter left here in New Jersey.

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  17. It’s a global village, Bert. And, blokes wear thongs (underwear), too, don’t forget.

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  18. Bert

    You don’t want to ask for thongs in the UK, Al!
    I heard that a young Australian lady on holiday in the UK asked a shop assistant if they sold thongs for babies. The shop assistant gave the lady a funny look, then said, “If it’s not on display, then we don’t have it!”
    I made the last bit up, but I was told the first bit as fair dinkum.

    In case this is all a mystery to you, what Australians call ‘thongs’, we call ‘flip-flops’ in the UK, and a ‘thong’ is a lady’s undergarment made of the minimum amount of material.

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  19. Al

    It beats me how you ladies manage to balance on thin sticks like those…give me a pair of thongs any day!

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  20. Pat

    Would you believe that some woman in my office wear those shoes to work???? Ugh.

    Somehow that couple does not look Italian! Beautiful!!!!!
    I wonder why whenever I travel I see weddings, but never seem to see them here at home????

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