Thank you Paul, for your amazing work and for the excellent translations
On September 4, 2016 the first e-mails that started Campaign For A Living Venice were sent out. As is almost always the case with such things, the distance of a year presents an opportunity to reflect, which, with your kind indulgence, I will so do on this page.
I began learning about current affairs in Venice at about the time that Giorgio Orsoni was being removed from office in connection with the MoSE scandal. At the time I was immersed in Venetian history, and so had also become interested in the state of things in today’s Venice. Reading online news gave me a sense of how serious and concerning the situation in Venice was. I still recall how, during my first visit to Venice in March 2015, our friend and host assured us that Felice Casson would win, and that he would help turn things around. I returned home with…
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