Total words: 41462
Tea: Noir et Rouge
Music: Bach's Flute Sonatas
RSI: Yes, awful.
Reason for stopping: end of chapter
Well that's that chapter nicely done. The drive from Cambridge to Florence is very vague -- there are a number of things in this book that are mushy and will have to firm up later, but I am going on anyway. Because while "I absolutely have to drive from Cambridge to Florence right now for research" is... surprisingly tempting, it wouldn't help all that much, even apart from the impracticality.
The two worlds are really diverging now.