When making candy - or candy like foods (i.e. fudge, nougat, etc) - the temperature of your sugar mixture is very important. A discovery I made the hard way one year, when my fudge never set properly and stayed soupy.
Here is the exterior of Palazzo Falier - Deborah Harkness' inspiration for Matthew de Clermont's home in Venice on the Grand Canal. Some of the grandest homes belong to the de Clermonts and exist in the #AllSoulsTrilogy and this is no exception! / Photo credit: museumplanetdotcom