A Walk in the Park

For all the bicycle busyness of Denmark’s capital, we were impressed with the sense of calm evoked by the presence of so many parks and gardens. And water: lakes, canals, and fountains abound. From the exquisite King’s (Christian IV) Garden–also...

Paint Me a Picture

Vivacidade Espaço Criativo hosted an exposition of works by award-winning painter and poet Filomena Fonseca in Porto last month. We’d been invited to the opening by the artist but were unable to attend, so paid a visit to the gallery about a week ago. There we...

‘Allo ‘Allo!

From 1982 to 1992, BBC One aired a sitcom set in a small-town café in Nazi-occupied France. Created by David Croft and Jeremy Lloyd, it was entitled  ‘Allo ‘Allo! Recently we watched a dozen episodes on CD and found the running gags hilarious to the point...

Spurs, Boots, and Cowboy Hats

Just over a week ago we attended a Diane Whitehead event at Redstone Gallery, located at Kimball Junction in Park City, Utah. As always, Jenece Lemon and Traci Kingston greeted guests graciously, although we missed seeing owner Bernie Wein, who was traveling. The...

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