Writing Workshop in Tuscany, March 2016

In March 2016 Prontomarcella is thrilled to welcome Jessica Barksdale Inclan who will lead a writing workshop and retreat at Il Colle in the Tuscan countryside, 30 minutes from Florence. Jessica writes: In this lush and lovely landscape, we will be exploring narratives: the stories you want to tell about yourself, your home, your family, […]

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Join us in Italy in September, 2015 for a nature and art experience!

September 21- Sept 30, 2015 Experience Tuscany with Terry and Lois Mead! Terry, an experienced birder, will share his passion and knowledge. He rescues owls and hawks in Northern California and recently received the designation of “master birder” from the Golden Gate Audubon Society and the California Academy of Sciences.. We will meet with the […]

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Highlights of our adventure Fall 2014

Tuesday, Oct 28 Day 1 We are picked up at Florence airport, mid afternoon by Giovanni, our handsome Italian driver. Soup and snacks were waiting for us at Il Colle Unpack, relax! Sleep……… Wednesday, Oct 29 Day 2 Visited Nora’s Cashmere Goat Farm. We got a little bit lost and Myrna got a little bit […]

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How to Age Well

We return from Venice in time to be present for the opening of my friend Susan’s art exhibit. From the train station we walk to “Wave” on via Santo Spirito where Susan’s paintings from her personal collection are on display. The salon is packed despite it being a rainy Thursday night. I recognize many of […]

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The Adventure Continues ….

We visit the Textile Museum in Prato, Malo teaches us how to make baskets , we make pasta with Luciano, visit siena and dine with Elettra and Andreas  

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