What luck we had visiting this country that, a couple of months ago, I couldn’t even find on the map! I always say to my…

I, along with my nephew’s wife Ellen (with whom I met up whilst on Skye), had been intrigued by the depictions of the Hebrides in…

I managed to escape the terrible heat wave of 2022 by flying up to Scotland. I won’t fill this post with commentary on the challenges…

Anywhere you stand while visiting Cádiz most likely there’s some remnant of long-gone civilizations several meters beneath your feet. Cádiz, Spain is an ancient town…

I hadn’t been back to the States in 5 years, so I planned Christmas with family in Massachusetts for 2021. Despite, and perhaps because of…

Whenever an American friend comes all the way to this continent, I always make an effort to meet up, wherever they may choose to spend…

May 6. It’s been over a year since we first went into Covid lockdown, and I am currently still obliged to obtain most of my…

This second “Confinement” has given me an excellent opportunity to complete 2 sets of linogravure pieces. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have…

Well, we’re in it again…another lockdown (“Confinement”). It’s less rigid, in that children go to school and people can go to work if they can’t…

One day, I noticed two tiny sprouts growing amidst my petunias. Undoubtedly, they were the consequence of this winter’s birdfeeding. Recognizing them as sunflowers, I…

For the first time, and perhaps because of the recent confinement, when I tried out old-fashioned activities, I made a syrup from the flowers of…

May 11th marks the end of our (first?) 55 days of enforced isolation. What a peculiar experience it has been! With all commercial venues save…

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