A wallpaper wizard

Look, it is not a lot to ask, I don’t think. After years and years and sleepless nights…

Of the Lilac Surgical Gown.

Of all the things I thought would make me happy in this life, I was completely unprepared for…

Six Months Now.

Six months, now. We have our favorite curry cashews. We now have fresh basil growing on our windowsill.…

Doing what Romans do.

We were in this country for so very long before we made it down to Roma.   So…

Nerd Notes from The Forest of the King

Alas, duty, invitation and ‘mini-break’ have brought us to the land of pommes frites. Here it is green…

Superpowers.

Look at me, walking down the street. I have a swagger. My swagger says that I have almost…

Camels, the Pantaloni & the Haircut

Not because of the hump on my back or because of mia pancia (…eating cheese? me? No…) But…

Venice: slag & vaporetto roulette.

Venice…Venezia. I want to embrace you. Wrap my arms around you. I adore you. I am excited just…

Doppelgängers & cream.

It is my first time in England. Me, who called our rabbit King George because he thought he…

Learning to swear.

Today I learned to swear. Like…really. My family will tell you that like — for a million years…

Honeymooners with bad backs.

Weeks ago, before we arrived, I was talking to someone about our upcoming adventure. “You know”, she told…

La doccia, i dolcetti e la piccola danza.

Avevo paura…ho avuto paura…avevo avuto paura. Prima, avevo paura delle molte cose.   I have been afraid…I was…

Siamo arrivati.

Allora…so…siamo arrivati. We have arrived. Today is Day Numero 6. When we arrived, at first, I was sure,…

But oh, the ice fields!

Among the adventures I have always wanted but never told was to be here, where I am. When…

The Curry Walk

I am telling this story against my better judgement. But apparently, it wants to be told.    Special thanks…

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