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If mutual aid, social co-operation, civic action, hospitality or simply caring for others are the kind of things that really go to make civilization, then this true history of civilization is only just starting to be written. The Dawn of … Continue reading

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Pont-Aven is a charming Breton town nestled on the banks of the river Aven. Once a commercial town ensuring the transport of goods between the river and the ocean, it became a meeting point of a colony of painters during … Continue reading

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CITINERARY: Hampton Court Palace

Royal Greetings from Hampton Court Palace!   The original Tudor Hampton Court Palace was begun by Cardinal Wolsey in the early 16th century, but it soon attracted the attention of Henry VIII, who brought all his six wives here. Surrounded by … Continue reading

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2023.07.21.LON: Kew Day

It’s been a while since we are dreaming of this day… still have to write about our first trip to Kew… a 2015 story… and Kew was one of the best surprises of the trip… hence a full Kew Day… … Continue reading

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2023.08.20.LON: The Proms!

A beautiful full day in London… starting at Nell Gwynn House… continuing the Albertopolis adventures with a simple plan… an Information Age morning visit and V&A afternoon refresher… only to discover the new Medicine Galleries… a place to explore time … Continue reading

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2023.07.19.LON: Good Night, Chelsea!

Fortunately it was a smooth flight… Unfortunately it was a sleepless night flight… Fortunately it was a super fast security check … Unfortunately we had to take many train rides from Heathrow to Chelsea… Fortunately we arrived safe and sound … Continue reading

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EATINERARIES: Fanny in France

A delicious and inspiring read! Travel Adventures of a Chef’s Daughter, with Recipes by Alice Waters From famed chef Alice Waters, a treat for anyone who loves France, food, adventure—or all three! Fanny in France is also a beginner’s cookbook with … Continue reading

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DAVIS: Swan Lake

Ballet Preljocaj… ballet as a message to humanity In the title, there is ‘the lake’ and there are ‘the swans’, two entities threatened by global warming and by ecological alterations linked to rampant industrialisation. So I built the whole drama … Continue reading

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Finally watched Breaking Bread… it’s all I was craving for… more needed than ever!

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Saturday night in… Davis! City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra… Sheku Kanneh-Mason… stars of the night… fossil surprises at Mondavi Center… Mikuni Me So Happy… Greenbelt… Arboretum… Habitats for Travelers… a happy weekend!

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