I placed the desk in my study in front of the window,
which gave onto a stupendous view of Lake Como.
As far as I was concerned, I was in paradise.
— Susan Sontag
A Room with a View… When the Milanese want to get away from it all they head to Lake Como. The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Centre offers a two months creative arts fellowship to writers and artists in their beautiful grounds. If you don’t achieve creative genius here, you have nobody to blame but yourself. You’ll find more about the setting here.