Bank Holiday Weekend

September 1st means two things: Carnival in London, and the marking of summer’s imminent departure. Here in Southern California, our summer is just getting under way after a rather delayed start. Sitting in my workroom on this quiet Monday morning, I realise that I have not traveled this year at all–nowhere! Those who know me best are aware that I am an adventurer at heart, and kindly indulge me as I lament my lack of foreign excursions. 2014 continues to amaze. I am being swept along in a wave of productivity of late that I simply cannot give any resistance … Continue reading Bank Holiday Weekend

All Consuming

Well the thing is, the World Cup has held me captive since the first whistle blow. I have been completely enthralled, even though England was knocked out in the early stages. I expected it, we all did, and it hurt, but then one must accept defeat and move on. I can honestly say, I have been having a spectacular time. This past Saturday I went with some friends to a favourite destination in the city to watch the games. The crowd was particularly rowdy and 95 percent French. “Allez les Bleus” was chanted most of the 90 mins and Champagne … Continue reading All Consuming