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 »

Italian stallion, Vatican City

The need for speed transcends religion…. it is a cultural phenomenon that cuts across multiple genres and defiesView full post »

Roma Look Out

This is not a horizontal reverse image done in photoshop….View full post »

Pompei, Italy

Kelly two days ago in the cool climate of Pompei… congrads for her acceptance to Georgetown for graduate studiesView full post »

Amalfi, Italy

In the last two days have traveled through Ethiopia, Kenya and now have a week’s respite in Italy with the familyView full post »

Living on the edge

captured with: fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f1.4, iso 200, 1/250View full post »

On the streets of Addis

I am in Addis Ababa again to help teach a course for the next week. It has seem to become my second home in Africa asView full post »

Happy hour on the Mara

Acacia trees can offer more than shade after sunset…View full post »

some necessities never change

fuji xpro-1 @ 50mm, f/2.0, 1/750, iso 200 Addis Ababa, EthiopiaView full post »


People and dwellings can be counted for many reasons in developing countries….View full post »