My blog is about a lot of different things. I like to think of it as a slice of life. Recent topics include family life, my job as a home-health physical therapist, the recent passing of my dad from ALS and my efforts to exercise and become a better runner.
But mostly I just blog about whatever happens to be on my mind. Sometimes it's funny, sometimes it's sad, sometimes it's both. I like to think of it as my own personal therapy. My friends who read it tell me they love my blog posts, so I must be doing something right....more
I am a self-taught artist & crafter. Actually, I'm a trained scientist who happens to be a little artistic. I also enjoy reading, writing, cooking, collecting things; I love anything handmade or with a bit of history. I relish trying new things, especially food & different art forms. My blog is where I put it all together, as a sort of collection of my life. An online diary where I can keep track of the years as they fly by....more
This blog is for all those who still don’t know what they want to be when they grow up and those that dream to be something different…something more. It’s about trying new things and sharing the experience. It’s a place for our photos and art to live and be seen by the world. It’s for reminiscing and bragging and challenging your peers. It looks to the future by examining the past. It is forgiving and liberating; often funny and inspiring. It’s everything under the umbrella.
I am a Londoner who ended up ten years ago living in Tuscany with my Italian husband and our daughter. My husband is in fact a Neapolitan but more the ancient Greek philosophical type so Tuscany seemed a good choice offering a quieter life halfway between these two bustling cities. I started out as a musician and then I became a fine bookbinder and conservator. However since living in Italy I have worked mainly with tourists and just occasionally dipping my toes back into the world of books. Life in Tuscany has bought many challenges and frustrations but also delights....more