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    AFAR MediaHarrison Hill8/25/2116 min
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    • EZ19692 weeks ago

      I found this so beautiful. A woman who wrote about place and found herself. I’d love to know more about her.

    • Ruchita_Ganurkar
      Scout
      2 weeks ago

      A person should travel as oneself, and oneself alone, thrilling in their own subjectivity, delighting however they will in what Morris affectionately calls the “civic blur.”

      People who put words to wine are frauds, every one of them, but this wine really does strike me as a long-lost trail in the woods, twisty and strange, all new-made topsoil and the tougher, more complicated stuff beneath

      • Pegeen
        Top reader this weekScoutScribe
        2 weeks ago

        Great find, thanks! I have a deep desire to go to Venice, so this was an awesome preview.

    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      2 weeks ago

      I loved this article because I loved Morris and her remarkable story. Morris insisted that she was a writer of place, not travel. Yet this author feels that assessment did not get to the root of it. “Morris’s deepest subject, it now seems clear to me, was love. Love of cities. Love of marmalade. Love of birds and exclamation points. Love of her late daughter Virginia, to whom The World of Venice is dedicated. Love of Bach. Love of kindness. Love of - well, everything.”