The joy of travel is all about new experiences and appreciating how others in our tiny world live. I’ve just […]
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Jean Badovici, mystery man
One of the surprising things about writing a novel set within the last hundred years is how difficult it can […]
It’s the end of the year and I planned a quick post to wish my readers and fellow bloggers a […]
When I was a boy in the 1960s, anything that said ‘Made in Japan’ meant cheap and nasty. We used […]
Taking the B out of Bland.
Bland buildings are horrible things. The world is full of them. They say ‘this’ll do’ rather than ‘this will make […]
Look at me!
I know I’ve posted about doors before (see Abandon Hope) and how important I think they are. I am an […]
Well, any excuse to think French…Bastille Day at Opera Bastille, perhaps? I’ll be celebrating with a sip or four of […]
A grand tour
It’s always difficult returning to Australia after being in Europe because I feel more European than Australian. I spent […]
I’m dripping in France at the moment. As I wrote several posts ago, I’m writing a novel set in […]
Cities of the heart
At the moment I’m writing a novel set in Paris. Although I’m dealing with the Paris of the past, my […]