Florence, Tuscany: "I have drunk deep the wine of Firenze: I've warmed both hands before the fires of Botticelli and Michelangelo", Tea With Mussolini......and the Italophile as a way of life.A Writer In Italy - travel, books, art and life
09/17/19 • 55 min
Welcome to Episode 6: Florence and Fiesole......
Book Share: In the Shadow of a Cypress: An Italian Adventure.
Chapter 4 and the adventure of seeing Florence again after many years, staying in the hill top town of Fiesole, visiting the fabulous Santa Maria del Fiore, The Uffizi Gallery for the Medici Art Collection and the Strozzi Gallery for the Picasso Exhibit.
The journey of an Italophile at home and in Italy. Sharing the love of the Anglo-Italian experience and favourite books of past Anglo-Florentines who have loved Florence and made a life there.
A Room With A View, Tea With Mussolini, A Castle in Tuscany: The Remarkable Life of Janet Ross, The Queen Bee of Tuscany: The Redoubtable Janet Ross, A Tuscan Childhood and more recently Emiko Davies and Tessa Kiros's cookbooks.
The Adventure continues, next stop Siena and a wonderful conversation with Emiko Davies about the lure of Italy and her cookbooks, life and living in Florence.
Please find show notes at www.michellejohnston.life
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Music Composed by Richard Johnston, © 2021
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About A Writer in Italy Podcast:
Five years ago Michelle Johnston traveled to Italy to create space for herself and her writing. Michelle traveled solo giving herself time to recalibrate after many years of parenting and life in general. Leaving her husband to take care of the family she reconnected with her writing, her art and her love of travel.
The adventure turned into the book and travel memoir...............
In the Shadow of a Cypress: An Italian Adventure
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