Spain is a beautifully diverse country, from the ancient towns and cities along the Mediterranean to the capital itself, Madrid. Landscape, architecture, and wine especially seem to radiate swathes of history from the Romans to the Moors and present day…. Read More ›
Where is your favourite place to drink wine?
Having just spent a few months writing my new book “It’s Not About The Wine” on reflection I was never short of material in writing this 50 year memoir of being a wino! In fact it got harder and harder… Read More ›
Splash Saturday: Buddha and a Tapas Bar!
Coloursplash photography editing to compare images from the Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai and a tapas bar in Madrid with Red as the colour filtered IN.
WordPress Photo Challenge: Structure-Ancient & Modern
Structure-Ancient & Modern Structure defines shape, gives strength, and is a controller in the “man made world”. Much of my photography seeks out structure especially in architecture as we travel the world and I offer three contrasting examples from The… Read More ›
From mindless to mindfulness in Madrid!
As I stood in awe looking at El Bosco’s “Garden of Earthly Delights” in The Prado, Madrid, I realised that something had changed. Not in the painting but in myself. Nine months earlier I looked at the Mona Lisa in… Read More ›
Local: A mosaic of museums 2016
A fellow blogger recently wrote an article about what it is that gives people “the travel bug”, is it genetic handed on from parents, is it a single experience of a childhood holiday, is it influence from a friend? In… Read More ›
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