On a recent trip to England, friends and I took a side trip to the Cornish coast for three days of walking, eating, talking, and resting. What a delight. My third time in Cornwall and hopefully, not my last. We stayed in an apartment at Trevose Golf & Country Club with only a links golf course … More Cornwall, Poldark Country
Saudade—I have a bad case of it. Wikipedia defines this Portuguese word as, “…a deep emotional state of nostalgic longing for an absent something or someone that one loves. It often carries a repressed knowledge that the object of longing might never return.” Sigh. My saudade sighs are for England. In my mid-twenties I lived in … More Saudade, A Deep Longing
If a picture says 1,000 words, then here’s a 3,000-word essay on Scotland. Enjoy.
I love the Highlands of Scotland; I can’t stay away. Here’s why. #1 The Weather Seriously, I love the weather! But then, I only visit Scotland in September or October. I know better than to go in summer when the biting midges are thick as tourists. Autumn in the Highlands can be glorious, even hot, as it … More 5 Reasons I Love the Highlands of Scotland