Category Archives: Lifestyle

Photo from the World: Bird of Prey

This is completely not going to be what you’re expecting, unless you love a nice plate of gagh every so often. A few years ago, staying in the village of Paje on Zanzibar’s east coast, I went for a morning walk … Continue reading

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Photo from the World: Tre Macchiati

I don’t have a lot to say about this one. My wife and a friend and I went to a little café in Rome for macchiati. My wife’s had cacao in some form on it rather than milk foam. It … Continue reading

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Beautiful: Ardbeg

This picture is from the end of a long morning of whisky tasting on the Scottish island of Islay, in the Hebrides. It’s famous for the smoky, smoky whiskies. We were staying in Port Ellen, and Ardbeg was the third … Continue reading

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Photo from the World: Dancing with Lenin

One of the great things in Hanoi is public dancing. People listen to Bach and Mozart and Strauss (and don’t make me list all of them), and they waltz, foxtrot, tango, and so on, and they do this in public … Continue reading

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Photo from the World: An Hour at Ba Dinh Square

Last fall, I had a chance to visit Hanoi, Vietnam. I loved the place. I would happily live there for a while, and maybe for a long while. It’s surprising for many reasons – I don’t like crowded, polluted, noisy … Continue reading

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