Articles Written By: matthew

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Learn a Language | Earworms Learning

Learn a Language | Earworms Learning

No it’s not a parasite...this “rapid learning” language program really works. With the use of rhythm, music, and repetition, the words are literally burned into your brain. (What person-of-a-certain-age doesn’t remember “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir” from the song?) (more…)
Style Moment | Bordeaux

Style Moment | Bordeaux

"The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do." Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) Italian scientist
COOL HOTELS | Bordeaux | La Maison Bord’eaux

COOL HOTELS | Bordeaux | La Maison Bord’eaux

Behind an unassuming gray door (you'd miss it if you didn't know it was there) on a quiet backstreet, is La Maison Bord'eaux, a stunning boutique hotel in Bordeaux, France. Within this typical 18th century limestone building, is a playfully designed contemporary interior. Thierry, the manager, opens the door with…
EYE ON DESIGN | CHAIRS |Tuscany | The Chair

EYE ON DESIGN | CHAIRS |Tuscany | The Chair

I’m obsessed with a chair. I don’t know how or why it has happened at this particular time, but it has become my mission to find a replica of this chair. I’m not kidding, I HAVE to find it. It’s a neoclassical French Bergère chair, and I have a corner…
Style Moment | Como

Style Moment | Como

"Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful." William Morris (1834-1896) English textile designer, artist, and writer
Local characters

Local characters

Cat nap, Saint-Émilion, France I meet a lot of characters in my travels.  Here are some photos of the furry, feathered kind...they always make me smile. (more…)