The following is an edited extract from my travelogue for December 1995, written in Santa Fe, New Mexico where I was spending Christmas that year. There have been a few, minor changes to the text for clarity and literacy. I hope... Continue Reading →
Part 3 – California/Nevada Road Trip – December 2016 Tonopah, Nevada, was just an overnight stop on the way from Reno to Las Vegas on our road trip last December, but it has some fascinating history and is close to... Continue Reading →
Part 3 – California/Nevada Road Trip – December 2016 Old Sacramento dressed for Christmas is a delightful place to wander and explore on foot, which I did at length while visiting the California State Capital last December. The car had... Continue Reading →
Part 2 - California/Nevada Road Trip - December 2016 It was always going to be a long drive - from Sherman Oaks in the San Fernando Valley to Sacramento, the state capital of California. And I had a deadline -... Continue Reading →
Source: Britain’s ancient landscape as painter’s muse at Salisbury Museum – Museum Crush
Part 1 - California/Nevada Road Trip - December 2016 visiting Forest Lawn, the Rose Bowl, Shambala, Vasquez Rocks and Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana - 2 & 3 December.
It was the day after the Summer Solstice and the field next to Stonehenge was still full of the camps of New Age Druids who had been present for the rising of the sun the morning before. There was even... Continue Reading →