It’s always such a special moment when waking up to snow for the very first time in winter. If I’m then able to stay indoors all day and watch the snowflakes fall, I’m a very happy person indeed. Once it stops, it’s such a treat to be able to walk in the fresh snow, beneath […]
For many years I’ve wanted to head out at Christmastime and photograph the lights around the downtown area. This year, after my last day at work before the holidays, I sent up my tripod and attempted to capture the magic.
As faithful readers know, Alex and I go on annual foodie-weekends. Due to the facts that both of us had been on extended travels this year and general things happening in life, we had more of less decided to skip this year. But then I told her a friend of mine had waxed poetic about […]
It was late in the afternoon when I walked out of the Mestre train station in Venice. There weren’t many tourists, and I quickly bought a ticket for the vaporetto which would take me to my hotel next to the Rialto bridge. As the boat pulled away from the pier, I took a deep breath […]
If you have been following my blog for a while, you will have noticed that I regularly post a black and white photo. I have had a love affair with black and white photography for what feels like forever. My first black and white photos were taken in my teens, and I even spent time […]
One of my goals for each year is to see the larches in autumn. I love the way they turn a beautiful golden color, and if the sky is blue they really shine. The past times we’ve gone for a weekend or a week-long hike, there has been snow in the mountains. But this year […]