Posts Tagged: Simon Barraclough


To Venice, with ‘er indoors. Both of us were experiencing The Serenissima for the first time. The new image at the top of the blog is a photograph taken from the Rialto bridge, and it, like so many other photos we took, is eerily reminiscent of a Canaletto painting. And that’s the thing with Venice… Continue reading Venice

Italy in Notting Hill

Simon Barraclough To the Travel Bookshop in Notting Hill for the launch of Any Human Face. Hugh Grant seems to have ceased employment there, so the paparazzi were not in evidence as I  mingled before the event, trying – and failing –  to look elegant on a sweltering evening. The very quaffable Italian wine, provided… Continue reading Italy in Notting Hill

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