Author: Vanessa Hall-Smith

Vanessa Hall-Smith, director of the British Institute of Florence since 2004, is returning to London in March. Her guide Rosalynd Pio is co-author, with Rolando Fusi, of Petrarca, Simone Martini e le Carte, published by Bonechi in 2001.
March 10, 2011

Last call

 It must have been half way through January when I woke up to the fact that February was to be my last full month in Italy. True, the move back to the UK had been a major preoccupation since the summer, but I had managed to construct a Chinese wall in my head so that […]