Coral and Black and White Spots

Today is a public holiday here , so we ventured out to Clarendon , a National Trust property that is about 30 minutes drive from home. Unfortunately , the opening hours had changed from our last visit and the house itself was closed but we were able to view other areas of the property that we had missed on previous…
View Post
Share:

Postcard Wednesday- Palacio de Queluz

The Palacio de Queluz is often described as Portugual’s Versailles. While Versailles is grand and magnificent , I would suggest Queluz is exquisite with a touch of whimsy. Situated 12km. north west of Lisbon the palace is one of the last Rococco buildings to be designed in Europe. It was once a hunting lodge and converted to a royal Summer…
View Post
Share:

My Capsule Travel Wardrobe

The title of today’s post is a little tongue in cheek as I have no such thing and simply travel with a combination of my existing clothing. Over the weekend I came across an article in the travel section of one of our national newspaper’s on this topic. Needless to say as is often the case the capsule travel wardrobe…
View Post
Share:

Postcard Wednesday- Musee Yves Saint Laurent, Paris

The Musee Yves Saint Laurent Paris exhibits the couturier’s body of work on the legendary premises of his former haute couture house at 5 Avenue Marceau. At the time of my visit last November the Musee was exhibiting a series of the couturier’s fashion designs inspired by China, India and Japan. The exhibition was themed in four sections- Imperial China,…
View Post
Share:

New Look

Time for a new look – not me this time- an update for my blog. I finally made the switch from Blogger to WordPress., something I had contemplated for quite a while. I contacted Phil at Pipdig in the U.K. , who did all the technical bits for me as well as a new theme- Opulence , fitting name I…
View Post
Share:

Looking for Something?