Before taking the tiny, jam-packed bus from Sorrento to Positano, passengers should consider writing a will before boarding. My four day adventure around the Sorrento area included some of Italy’s most beautiful cities.
Last Call for Mercy
Hsuen frightens me. I guess it is the way she takes care of the rat problem in the Step Down Guesthouse in Kuala Lumpur.
Travels in Cuba - a cloak and dagger affair
We wanted to see some Cuban countryside, so we decided to take a bus from Havana to Santa Clara, a trip of around 6 hours – give or take. We'd been strongly advised to buy our tickets in advance.
UAE becomes hub attraction for international film-making
The UAE is becoming a prime location for top international movies. Today, it stands as the third global center for film-making after Hollywood and Bollywood.
Time for Atlas to Shrug
James Campion 5.1.18
Federal Government’s Attack on American Progress, Technology, Ingenuity & Creativity - This ten-thousand dollar cap on state and local tax deductions, is in effect a discriminatory double-tax on the most important regions of the United States
Tabarnia - Spain
James Skinner 1.1.18
Suffice to say that everything has changed for nothing to change - the whole Catalan political scenario has been turned on its head once again ...
Remembering Hotels, Good and Bad
Walli F. Leff
Once I had an exceptional experience in a hotel: I slept on an absolutely perfect mattress. I know that now you expect me to tell you where that mattress was. I would if I could, but, for the life of me, I just can’t remember.
The Unemerging Writer
I decided to make the appointment with Julie the prospective literary agent in the seated area of the Maxol service station near Balgaddy. She wondered why I wanted to meet in such an unlikely place. I told her I lived near-by. That was a lie.
In Praise of Encounters
Poetry/Paintings & A Slice of Dan Bern’s Life - James Campion 12/1/18
The book is a series of poems about Dan’s “encounters” with the famous, talented, and inspirational, each adorned with an original Bern painting of its subject.
Mis-Adventures in Technoland
Martin Green 1.1.18
Observations on This & That
When things break down - the age of gadget fatigue
The Male Necktie
While struggling mightily to master an unknown knot, every boy has questioned the purpose behind that piece of cloth society decrees he loops around his neck and drapes down his chest. Grown men are puzzled as well.
Life in Fashion Hell
Dean Borok on Fashion Show Mayhem
If the world had evolved differently, I would have been at the top of my industry, with a beautiful Manhattan condo and a luxury automobile. Instead, I am stuck in a circle of hell.