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Wine and Amphorae

“Adds its own seasoning to food, cutting the richness of fat, making meat seem more tender and washing down pulses and unleavened bread without distending the belly” Hugh Johnson – The Story of Wine. 648 more words

Celtic Trivia

A new life

The thing about not blogging for a long time is that it becomes harder and harder to come back to your blog after a while, because there are so many things you want to say and you have no idea which one to say first. 1,014 more words

And sail into the sunset

Three weeks ago, my brother departed on schooner Sonate as part of a crew of five, for a round-the-world trip that may not bring them back until next year. 637 more words

Last school day

Getting off the bus in Marseilles, very late for work, I heard voices call me from the other side of the street: ‘Madame! Madame!’ Turning around, I saw a group of students waving at me, the very same students I was supposed to be in class with at that moment. 205 more words


10 – 12/09/2016

When we arrived at our Airbnb, which was a compact attic apartment, we were met by our host in a flurry trying to clean. 950 more words


Les Voyageurs

French artist, Bruno Catalano, created a series of ‘unfinished’ sculptures named Les Voyageurs. They are resident in Marseilles, France. I find them haunting. They make me think of  the 9/11 attack in Manhattan.



Taken along the banks of the Illinois River after a bike ride.