NEW YEAR IN BOSTON

Well …. here’s the thing…. I’m rather accustomed by now to clearing the fridge pretty soon after Christmas Day, and interspersing the glut of movies and mince pies with packing and googling. You see ….. I’m supposed to be on my way somewhere – anywhere – for New Year…. But here am I – still […]

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Silent Sunday

(Seabrook Island,  South Carolina,  USA)

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Savannah – away from Downtown: 2.Wormsloe Historic Site

How to describe?   Breathtaking,  amazing,  stunning,  magnificent,  awe-inspiring,  spectacular….. So no big deal then – its just an avenue – leading to a bit of a ruin! But what an avenue!   Stretching ahead of you for 1.5 miles,  400 arching live oaks,  dripping in Spanish Moss,  form a canopy above a packed-dirt driveway.     […]

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Savannah – away from Downtown: 1.Bonaventure Cemetery

  There was once a clergyman who was ‘smitten with the beauty of death’.   He jumped into the Wilmington River,  committing suicide,  with the hopes of being buried in Bonaventure.   He was convinced that only here,  among the stunning monuments and obelisks,  could he rest in peace for eternity. Originally part of a plantation,  Bonaventure […]

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