I should add GRAVITY to the equation. Niagara Falls is familiar to many of us, mainly through images in books and movies - like Harrison Ford in The Fugitive, Marilyn Monroe in something or rather (an old B&W movie) and the scene on that bridge … Continue reading Water + Glacier + Limestone = Niagara Falls
In every State we've visited there are moments of serendipity - that feeling of being in the right place at the right time ... to feel tangible history in the fall-cornfields of the Civil War town, Antietam in West Virginia; to see well-loved paintings by Vermeer and … Continue reading Serendipity in coloured glass
It’s taken fifteen years to come back to San Francisco but on the shuttle bus to Petite Auberge up near Nob Hill it’s like we’d never left. San Francisco is a one-off ... a city all on its own – sparkling Harbour waters crossed by … Continue reading City of contrasts
Travelling as tourists in foreign cities is fun, but having a friend there is much better - even more so when that friend lives in a most remarkable house. In Santa Cruz, we stay with our friend, Helen. She lives in an apartment building called … Continue reading Of hummingbirds, redwood giants and a small, stone owl.