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Vasari’s Corridor December 12, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Modern
Vasari's Corridor

Beachcombing had – notwithstanding his recent rudeness about Giorgio Vasari - the fortune of the devil yesterday. He managed to tag onto the work group of Mrs B (absent because too heavily pregnant) as they went to one of the most exclusive tourist destinations in the world, Vasari’s Corridor in Florence. Florence, as any who have […]

The Vasari Phenomenon November 23, 2010

Author: Beach Combing | in : Contemporary, Modern
The Vasari Phenomenon

Monsoon season in Italy continues and Beachcombing finds himself trapped far from home while providing three lectures for a sister institution. It is 6.00 in the morning, no one is stirring. As the library is closed and Beachcombing’s cognitive functions seem impaired  he thought that he would offer up a cookie-dough post: a hopefully interesting […]