In Paris, Remembering Bologna

Is it possible that Bologna was only a week ago? The following photos were taken by Federico Borella, who kindly gave me permission to display them on my blog. Thank you, Federico! (And click the pictures to enbiggen.) The sword-fighting took place in a courtyard adjacent to the Piazza Maggiore in Bologna’s center. Sword-fighting experts… Read more »

Thoughts on Writing While in Bologna

Is it in Dicey’s Song that a teacher accuses a character (Dicey) of plagiarizing an essay, when really, Dicey was only influenced by something she’d been reading at the time? Or is it Julie in Up a Road Slowly, or some other book I read when I was young? Anyway. Regardless. What I’m reading at… Read more »