I usually write about travel, food and animals. This time, though, I ventured into another world … that of chemicals used in the personal and household products used day-to-day - and a most unusual liaison. During television news hour, an advertisement for a lavender spray for the bedroom caught my eye. It seemed to play […]
Meat. You either love it or hate it. As a child in England, I used to love roast beef – our typical Sunday lunch. Together with potatoes roasted alongside the ...
I spent a day in the kitchen with celebrated Turkish gourmet, Engin Akin where, in addition to learning the subtleties of Turkish pilav, I also learned how to make this ...
My best travel souvenir ever!
.A busy 16 year old took the time to write to me after her trip to Turkey
I took a trip down memory lane last night… but before I tell you why, let me set the scene … As a young child, my Italian mother would take my little sister and I to Italy and we would spend summer months at the comfortable home of my nonna and my two very special […]
Please watch and share … With your help we will save even more lives of abandoned animals. Sammy sends you big licks and asks how you think he looks on video?! Sammy’ s Sith extreme gratitude to Matt Drake, director, producer, editor
http://youtu.be/JGVj4ATPV50 With extreme gratitude to Matt Drak
I feel very fortunate. My life has taken me down several equally interesting paths – motherhood, business ownership, food related causes, animal welfare causes and a genuine passion for life. I have travelled widely and often enough to truly experience many different traditions, foods and languages at local levels. Those life experiences guided me towards my […]
Light the Night Walk 2012.
My group left Lisbon on Wednesday morning. Everybody said they had enjoyed a wonderful tour, after two weeks that highlighted some of the best of Portugal as well as Madeira Island. Our weather on the mainland was chilly and, in Lisbon and Porto, raining some of the time. Nonetheless, our program included indoor as well […]
In just one week, I will fly from Madeira to Lisbon to meet our small group of Americans and Canadians for our two week private guided tour of Portugal. In case you missed it, here is a whistle-stop outline of our trip. First, we will spend time in and around Lisbon, taking in the baroque […]
Join this deliciously intense Parisian Bistro experience with award-winning Chef, Alain Raye.
Please note carefully the following information about Essential Travel Documents for Canadians. TRAVEL DOCUMENTS A VALID Canadian passport is required. Passports (and if required most Visas) should be valid for at least six months beyond date of scheduled return. Ensure that there are two blank pages in your passport so that any required visas or […]