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I finally saw one

This morning, I made my way to a street market I’d read about on Via Pignasecca. That name means dry pinecone, there must be a story attached to that.

Anyhow, I bought some nice fresh vegetables and a pair of light weight pyjamas there, and then I saw it, marching along like it owned the whole darn place, looking neither left nor right, stopping for no one. 

Street cat of Napoli

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Just because

Just because you’re nice folks, and I see some things around Venice that defy classification, and I want you to see them!

Well, it seems Florence doesn’t have the monopoly on Della Robbia pieces. Or, Della Robbia lookalikes. This was near the Chiesa San Zaccaria.

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I don’t think this cat in the pet shop is for sale. Mind you, I didn’t stop to ask.

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How’s this for elegance?

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Ancient stone, modern weeds.

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What good advice!

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Just because I have to include some red.

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Aha! I teeny-tiny pissota! Newish readers can find out about these here: public-service-notice

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And, an image of proper Venetian rowing, with Babbi Natale.

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Not an Eton Mess

I recently discovered (I was reading a cook book by mistake), that an Eton Mess is what I might call a pavlova that got dropped on the way to the table. (If you don’t know what a pavlova is, I pity you.)

Anyhow, this is my introduction to a mish-mash of images for your eating viewing pleasure.

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This is what greets me when I finally choose the right key to get into the apartment foyer.

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Those are rather lovely (and old) bricks.

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The first Venetian cat I’ve seen so far. It wouldn’t follow me home, darn it.

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A couple of pastry cooks at work. They wouldn’t follow me home either, darn it.

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I did slip some food in, it seems. Do you like persimmons? I like their colour.

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This is for you, Susie.

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And this is for you, Linda.

This afternoon, I’m joining a group of Graffiti Busters, to do some cleaning near the Miracoli Church. I thought I was on vacation!

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