New York City | The Guggenheim

The Guggenheim Museum on 5th Avenue opened its doors to the public in 1959 and was the recipient of mixed reactions - curiosity, admiration and even scorn. Today, the Guggenheim is recognised as one of the greatest architectural accomplishments of the twentieth century. Art Deco splendour The rotunda was closed on the day of my … Continue reading New York City | The Guggenheim

Finishing Up The One Little Word Traveler’s Notebook | Nourish

How I love the look and feel of this traveler's notebook!  Turns out that 2018 was an excellent year in which to decide to nourish myself.The last few entries are, as you might expect, Christmas related.  There was lunch with two of my local girlfriends. There was that visit to the Royal Albert Hall.  And yes, … Continue reading Finishing Up The One Little Word Traveler’s Notebook | Nourish

Five Things to Stop Doing

A new year.  A new beginning.  I've pretty much dispensed with resolutions these last few years, and, for 2019, have settled on stopping doing the things that aren't good for me.Living in the past:  It’s easy to live in the past to avoid dealing with problems or difficulties in the here and now. Even though … Continue reading Five Things to Stop Doing

Blog Review | 2018

Happy New Year to you and yours!Throughout 2018, one thing was crystal clear, I absolutely write for me, and for me alone.  That you, a reader, may have found something of interest is always a bonus.  (I have a post about my thoughts on 10 years of blogging going live later this week.)  Becoming more … Continue reading Blog Review | 2018

Weekday Walks | London’s Christmas Lights

This year, unlike previous years, I avoided the obvious areas of London when seeking out Christmas lights.  Oxford and Regents Streets have had the same decorations for the last few years. Somerset House has a magnificent tree in its inner courtyard, right next to the pop-up ice skating rink.  I timed my shot perfectly, as … Continue reading Weekday Walks | London’s Christmas Lights

OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

As I said in my last post about my 'Nourish' Traveler's Notebook, it's looking decidedly fat and bulky. But that isn't stopping me from trying to fill the last few pages. First up this month refers to our annual Non Christmas Christmas Party.  It's a lot of work and a lot of fun.I love to … Continue reading OLW | Nourish and the Traveler’s Notebook

Blood Brothers

You may have seen last week that we recently took The Boy Child to see the masterpiece that is Willy Russell's Blood Brothers. The story is a contemporary nature versus nurture plot, revolving around fraternal twins Mickey and Eddie, who were separated at birth, one subsequently being raised in a wealthy family, the other in a poor family. The … Continue reading Blood Brothers