Author: Andrew Reilly

  • Aqua Alta

    Well, the tide came in last night. Not into our apartment, but it missed by less than a centimetre. Shop assistants and restauranteurs had been telling us that last night would be a king tide of some surprising level all day, so Cath and I decided to head out to St Marks square (one of […]

  • Quiet for a moment – a chance to catch up

    We’re back at the apartment and it’s only 3:30-ish.  Greg came down with quite a debilitating cold yesterday: he soldiered on for a while but was dreadful last night and has spent the day today in bed.  Cath, Pam and I stuck to the plan and bought Vaparetto tickets and hopped on one to Burano, […]

  • Too tired to blog

    I had grand plans to catch up on the last couple of days of progress, this evening. Not going to make it, though. Maybe tomorrow. Suffice to say that much exploration has happened, not all of it according to plan. Navigation made more interesting by the fact that the Garmin took a couple of days […]

  • Only one week to go to blast-off!

    Very excited, but at the same time concerned that we either won’t remember all of the things that need to be sorted-out before we go, or that we will think of something that can’t be squeezed into the available time.  Aargh!  At least I seem to have the news-blog up and running now.  Random tweakage […]