Indian Ocean sans Pirates

Maddie came to visit me for the first time in Africa… spent a long weekend on Zanzibar, diving and exploring thisView full post »

Bouquets à Aller

Knotting Hill Farmer’s MarketView full post »


In Rome it is about looking good while watching others…View full post »

Hell’s Gate… Kenya

Back in Kenya till the year’s end. Took a day and hiked Hell’s Gate which is ~ 2 hours from Nairobi. OurView full post »

Cowboy in heaven

Early morning ride on the ranch after more June rains… should be a fabulous hay crop.View full post »

Happy Dog!

Jonah trying his best to make his way through the unusually tall Coastal grass in our pasture… it was a very wetView full post »


One of the best places to have an espresso while visiting London is Artigiano. They have exquisite coffee and are nextView full post »

Recipease – Notting Hill

Last week while working in London, I snuck over to the Notting Hill neighborhood to have a walk about and see what thereView full post »

Driving in Brugges

Today I took the afternoon off and visited the town of Brugges by train from Brussels. It is the beginning of the highView full post »

London pub meeting

Saturday evening I was fortunate to meet up with a long time friend from flickr who is Bulgarian and now lives in LondonView full post »

Portobello Market

I had a conference to attend on Friday in London, which meant that I got to spend the weekend exploring the city beforeView full post »

Karura Forest Waterfall, Kenya

The rainy season has come late this year to east Africa. Perhaps a reflection of global warming or just an aberration,View full post »

Rainy season rapids, Karura Forest, Kenya

This is an abstract of the rapids below the waterfall in Karura Forest. Sometimes it is not about catching the absoluteView full post »

Monk of Sant’Antimo

The devotion of monks have always captured the respect of others… a teachable moment in Tuscany after listening toView full post »

Music sans politique

Street musician, Vatican City.View full post »

The art of chocolate

Artistic expression just make some things better.View full post »


Maddie on a cool Sienna spring afternoonView full post »

The Art of Food

In the kitchen with chef Federico… Rome.  View full post »

Tuscany and Napa

The only two places I have visited where the food, culture and countryside are very near the best… but TuscanyView full post »

Roman bath house in Pompeii

Maddie thought it was too cold for a bath…View full post »


Where life changes slowly for a very good reason… Positano, ItalyView full post »

Friday night in Rome

The problem is trying to decide where to eat…View full post »

Inside the rain

Rome status post a storm…View full post »

Rome is not Kansas

Music can appear in the most wonderful places in Rome…View full post »

Vespa love

Sometimes it is not about how fast you get somewhere but whether you do it with style and economy…View full post »