Monthly Archives: January 2016

Winter in Wales

My adventure begins. 🙂 Advertisements

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Hold On

I finally saw the Alabama Shakes last year, and I’m captivated by their sound and the lead singer’s voice.  “Hold On” especially grabs me. My recent move and the change in environment has led me to reflect on the past few … Continue reading

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This is How I Live Now

You know, just eating lunch at a Welsh cafe, sitting in the bay window and looking out at a street of beautiful houses.       

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Towers

Don’t you wonder what’s behind every tiny window?

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What Have You Read Lately?

It’s funny how reading can be both adventure and solace, simultaneously. Here’s one of my favorite literary pairings from way back when.  Enjoy.  🙂 The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson The Dark Garden by Margaret Buffie  

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Tranquillity

How perfect would it be to stand on that tiny, tranquil balcony and survey the busy city streets beneath each day?

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City Tour: Ghent

As my tour guide said, “Ghent is not a city of romance.  It is a city of struggle.”  I was so fortunate to have a personally guided six-hour tour of the city, and it was awe-inspiring.  My tour guide was … Continue reading

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This Starling Makes a Coin Purse

I never use coins in the U.S.  In fact, I usually save them in a jar and then run them through the machine at the grocery store for bills once every few months.  So I didn’t think I’d use coins … Continue reading

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