We all know how the English feel about Brexit, it's time for a serious chat from the perspective of EU member states; today, France, Germany, Holland and the Nordic states
https://videopress.com/v/4MVMIwvz?preloadContent=metadata The fog rolls in each morning and every evening here in Piemonte, Italy. The atmosphere is gothic and the fire's cracklin in the background. Time for some Edgar Allan Poe...
https://videopress.com/v/oECuzuWF?preloadContent=metadata Welcome to your Daily Bailey Alexander, where's it's time to see Venice, hallowed out, her beauty on full display. A quick two hour trip from Lake Garda to La Serenissima, where we can cross the lagoon and take a trip out to San Michele, the island that is a cemetery. Where we can pay [...]
Happiness is fleeting, yet so sweet. My parents on their wedding day circa '53, outside Muv's home, in Saint Francis Wood, San Fran. Muv recalled Kennedy in 'that way' only once or twice - but that was her way - she wasn't all that removed from Kennedy's kind of world. When she married, they weren't [...]
https://videopress.com/v/GAYmOXhV?posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fbaileyalexander.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2019%2F11%2Fimg_2805.jpeg&preloadContent=metadata Excerpt from the video: It’s November 1st, All Saint’s Day and soon to be All soul’s Day; let’s take a tour of the cemeteries of Europe and spend some time at Steglieno, in Genoa, the largest open air museum and monumental cemetery in Europe, perhaps the most gorgeous of them all. Achingly beautiful, haunting, [...]
Venice was calm, hallowed out, her beauty on full display
https://videopress.com/v/6YNFwJmp?controls=false&preloadContent=metadata For the price of a cup of coffee I offer flamboyant tales for your pleasure, packed with travel and parties left out my book. Finer details and frivolous bits that didn't fit. They lend better to the short form because they are intense and panoramic. Sometimes you just crave a story. You will travel [...]
I was moved by this - and found it an enthralling read. A family secret is revealed early in the tale, and the dislocation it prompts is matched by a journey half way across the world. Bailey's writing is light as air, keeping the right pace. The places are the main characters, and I could [...]