Author: Caroline Savage

Caroline Savage, 15, is from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and currently lives in the Oltrarno. She studies voice, Shakespeare and sings in an experimental rock band. She enjoys hiking, playing the piano and writing.
October 30, 2021
LIFESTYLE

Duty and remembrance: Florence American Cemetery

Eight miles south of Florence lies the Florence American Cemetery, memorializing thousands of Americans who fell while liberating Italy during World War II. The Florentine speaks with Superintendent Angel Matos about overseeing all aspects of the cemetery’s ongoing operations.         What brought you to the Florence American Cemetery?   After retiring from the […]
October 22, 2021
LIFESTYLE

Patience and clarity: meet James Short

James Short is the multi-talented director of music and deputy churchwarden at St. Mark’s English Church. He speaks with Caroline Savage about his music, life and the roles he plays in via Maggio.               What brought you to Florence?   My arrival in Florence was almost by default! I finished university […]