The golden highlights of San Francisco

San Fran is home to hippies, sea lions, a red bridge, Mrs Doubtfire, tasty seafood and Alcatraz. With so much to see, what should you see if you only have a few days in the city? Here are some of the top spots I visited on my trip to the city. Fishermans Wharf & Pier 39…

We were promised a Mammoth: Austria

What small village has a population of only 758 people, is recognised all over the world as one of the most beautifully crafted lake towns and is so loved that China recreated it in as a housing development in Luoyang, Boluo County, China. Hallstatt!! Yes, the stunning village of Hallstatt is situated in upper Austria in the Gmunden…

Best in show

Put on the costume and the character is created. An illusion of strength buttoned up in a uniform of black. Watch as the scripted lie burns away the ink, and sincerity sings for an audience who cannot hear its intention. The performer is a master of their craft but the scene will unravel the thread until all…

Golden Passage

         A rumble.      A beat.        A thrust.  A lift.         Freedom. A Girl lays one side of her head on an open window ledge. The wind sweeps salty air lightly through her hair. The sun travels alone overhead with not a single cloud nearby for…