July/Aug 2018 European Summer

Shetland We went on vacation to Shetland, a 14-hour ferry ride after reaching Aberdeen. It really is a particular and quaint place, ideal for a quiet break after the crazy China trip. It was all about long hikes and walks,

July/Aug 2018 European Summer

Shetland We went on vacation to Shetland, a 14-hour ferry ride after reaching Aberdeen. It really is a particular and quaint place, ideal for a quiet break after the crazy China trip. It was all about long hikes and walks,

May/June 2018

Museums UCCA – Sarah Morris; Xie Nanxing: Spices; Chang Yun-han Loved Sarah Morris, unmoved by Xie and liked Chang. But where the hell do I get to watch all the Sarah Morris films? Sarah Morris, Rio Atelier des Lumières –

May/June 2018

Museums UCCA – Sarah Morris; Xie Nanxing: Spices; Chang Yun-han Loved Sarah Morris, unmoved by Xie and liked Chang. But where the hell do I get to watch all the Sarah Morris films? Sarah Morris, Rio Atelier des Lumières –

March/April 2018

Music Draghi, Le tremblement de terre Music we don’t hear often from the exclusive royal chapel of Versailles (excellent acoustics).   Museums Julien Creuzet at Bétonsalon Younès Rahmoun at Imane Farès Peintures des lointains at Musée du Quai Branly Another

March/April 2018

Music Draghi, Le tremblement de terre Music we don’t hear often from the exclusive royal chapel of Versailles (excellent acoustics).   Museums Julien Creuzet at Bétonsalon Younès Rahmoun at Imane Farès Peintures des lointains at Musée du Quai Branly Another

Jan/Feb 2018

Museums Gauguin at Grand Palais Vast exhibition that reconstructs Gauguin’s career and varied output. François Ier at the Louvre Rubens at Musée du Luxembourg Irving Penn at Grand Palais Going beyond the more famous series into more “anthropological” series is

Jan/Feb 2018

Museums Gauguin at Grand Palais Vast exhibition that reconstructs Gauguin’s career and varied output. François Ier at the Louvre Rubens at Musée du Luxembourg Irving Penn at Grand Palais Going beyond the more famous series into more “anthropological” series is

Nov/Dec 2017 – Off on another path

Scotland Freedom and whisky! Outlander whim fulfilled and much more. Porto I haven’t been to Portugal in a while and was blissfully rekindled with the sun this time of the year, good wine and food for a birthday weekend. Porto

Nov/Dec 2017 – Off on another path

Scotland Freedom and whisky! Outlander whim fulfilled and much more. Porto I haven’t been to Portugal in a while and was blissfully rekindled with the sun this time of the year, good wine and food for a birthday weekend. Porto

Sept/Oct – Rentrée parisienne

Music and theatre Ensemble Infuse The group plays in Paris. I’ve been to concerts great and some a bit less so but it’s a nice way of supporting young musicians for a pleasant musical evening out. An American in Paris

Sept/Oct – Rentrée parisienne

Music and theatre Ensemble Infuse The group plays in Paris. I’ve been to concerts great and some a bit less so but it’s a nice way of supporting young musicians for a pleasant musical evening out. An American in Paris

July and August – To Asia!

Music and Theatre Julia Den Boer at Reid Hall A foray into contemporary music.   Museum and Exhibitions Tokyo National Museum One of the Ueno museums. I went through parts of the archaeology focused Chinese collection but haven’t had time

July and August – To Asia!

Music and Theatre Julia Den Boer at Reid Hall A foray into contemporary music.   Museum and Exhibitions Tokyo National Museum One of the Ueno museums. I went through parts of the archaeology focused Chinese collection but haven’t had time