Many of you will have read about the accident on the Grand Canal which took the life of a German father, and has put one of the children of the family into hospital in Padua, in critical condition.
None of us know when our time here on earth will be over. We do need to remind ourselves that life is indeed brief, and that we should try to make the very best we can of it.
Who was it that said “Life is not a dress rehearsal”?
These two sculptures on either side of a door looked to me like the very sort of guardians we need, from time to time.