A Tragic Writer in Florence: Part Four

Both my tragic getaway and the first semester at The Florence Academy of Art were coming to a close. England, snow and Christmas beckoned. So, in a festive farewell mission, friends gathered at Livi’s for a final supper.

This was not the standard turkey, sprouts and roast potatoes. No, our meal was a collision of countries – Venezuelan rice, Tuscan sausage, Sicilian salad, American fried chicken (and American cooked ricotta gnocchi) & English Apple crumble – a marvelous multi-cultural feast.

IMG_0327The wonderful supper

IMG_0308Feeling festive – Livi & Alice

Copy (2) of FLASH and GERARD

Feeling festive – Flash & Gerard

The following day (my last), Livi and some of her housemates took me sight-seeing. Though I’d done a bit of exploring, being shown the city by locals made all the difference. On the menu was the Uffizi Gallery, the Palazzo Vecchio and the Boboli gardens.


The sight-seeing team

Copy of FLORENCE VIEWView from the Boboli Gardens


2 thoughts on “A Tragic Writer in Florence: Part Four

  1. Hi Danelle,

    It really was delicious! I too am yearning to return to Florence, it is just so beautiful. I borrowed the hat from a friend and now think that I should invest in one!

    Happy New Year!


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