Nestled between Sausalito & the northern base of the Golden Gate Bridge is an ex-military base converted into a boutique hotel: THE LODGE AT THE GOLDEN GATE.READ MORE..
I’m still grateful for my second chance at LIFE. I’ve not yet forgotten how lucky I am to be above the grass, and I hope I never do.READ MORE..
When a crisis hits, it forces a rethink, about who we are and what we bring to the world.READ MORE..
For Christmas I received new drawing paraphernalia. A monogrammed sketchbook given by John Hoffman and a pocket-sized set of handmade watercolours, from Julia.READ MORE..
Before Christmas, Julia & I attended the DICKENS FAIR. Our focus was eating and drinking, with hearty portions of ‘Bangers & Mash’ washed down with Hot Buttered Rum.READ MORE..
Here is a watercolour sketch of German Christmas ornaments seen at Julia’s parents’ house.READ MORE..
On Boxing Day 2012 I had a STROKE. The weeks after the event became a blur, but my memories of the event itself are still vivid.READ MORE..
I think the reason that we’re here (if there’s any reason at all) is to keep that baton of kindness, empathy and love being handed from hand to hand.READ MORE..
In late 1996 there was an impasse in my life and, as with similar confusing junctions before and since, I hit the road.READ MORE..
Happy Christmas to you all (please insert whatever holiday you prefer, religious, or secular) and I hope you gather with your loved ones today. Speaking of good company; two years ago, before I got sick, I was surrounded by dear friends as we worked together on a TV Christmas special; “The Toy Story that Time … Read more