Daily Archives: August 1, 2007

Betwixt Venice

“This is a fabulous, extraordinary madhouse. Beams of light shoot down from Baroque ceilings on the masses of earnest morons flinging their money down the drain…” Noel Coward’s diaries, 1954 “I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a … Continue reading

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Here we go, again: Betwixt Brown

During a press conference in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, July 25, Slavisa Pesci, an Italian amateur scholar, claimed that the Da Vinci Last Supper contains, when we look hard enough, a composite picture of a figure clutching what appears to be … Continue reading

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Travelling Lite

I’m going to try and find the report, which doesn’t yet appear to be online. “The reputation of Britons abroad as hapless yobs has been confirmed in a report which exposes the number of holidaymakers who get into trouble overseas. … Continue reading

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