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A guide to 3 cemeteries in Rome worth visiting, all built for very different purposes: Verano, the non-Catholic cemetery and the Commonwealth cemetery.

Excavating tales of the dead in Rome’s Verano Cemetery: Cynthia Korzekwa

Testaccina visits Texan-born artist Cythia Korzekwa in her studio in San Lorenzo, to find out more about the illustrations in her compelling blog, Art for Housewives, and her project to uncover the stories of the illustrious dead in the Verano Cemetery I first came across Cythnia Korzekwa’s blog, Art for Housewives, a few months ago, and…

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8 Reasons Why Navigating the Freelance Life is Like Learning to Sail

Have you ever longed to own a boat? I know I have. It’s the ultimate symbol of freedom, connected to a childlike sense of play; seeing your own efforts translate into movement through a lengthening stroke. Then there’s the process: resealing and painting it in bright colours in the spring, while anticipating the first trip…

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