STORIES | Kingdom of Fife – The Bus Tour | Part One | 7 December 2013
Let’s face it, I’m really not a group tour kind of person.
However, there’s no better way to cover a lot of ground in a short period of time than on a bus tour – which is why I joined a day trip in Edinburgh to “St. Andrews and the Fishing Villages of Fife.”
STORIES | The Land of Dreams and Romance | 28 November 2013
I’m in the thick of writing a book about my trip to India, so I often look back at the photographs I took. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I’d like to re-share this post—and give thanks for this captivating, hilarious, moving, enthralling, unsettling, thrilling, life-changing experience.
EYE ON DESIGN | Inspiration for a Thanksgiving Table | 20 November 2013
I was art directing the renovation of a house in the mountains of Liguria, Italy for HGTV. When we got to the point where I had to add the finishing touches, I knew that, being miles and miles (and miles) from anywhere to shop, I was going to have to be resourceful . . .
STORIES | People of the World | 14 November 2013
DON’T MISS | Huffington Post | DiffiCULT to Leave, a one-woman show | 12 November 2013
In a post that is a departure from my usual travel and design-related content, I felt compelled to write about a one-woman show that will be performed in Los Angeles on November 25 – not only because the performer, Roz Cohn, is a longtime friend, but to raise awareness about an organization whose motives are contentious.
See my article on Huffington Post:
EYE ON DESIGN | Raymond Loewy | Designer of Everything | 10 November 2013
On a shelf crowded with figurines, trivets, and other random objects, I spotted a set of uniquely-shaped white porcelain cups with handles on two sides. They were inexpensive and I was intrigued, so I bought them.
WEIRD BUT WONDERFUL | Say Cheese | 8 November 2013
STORIES | A Castle in the Clouds | 4 November 2013
A castle under siege? No, it’s just a mob of soaking wet tourists, on their way into Edinburgh Castle. On this blustery, rainy day, I joined them.