My First Visitor

At the start of October I had the pleasure of a visit from my Australian nephew. It was so much fun to have someone from home come and stay. I stocked up the pantry, inflated the guest bed, and gave the mini schnauzer a bath in anticipation. What to show him? I was now in… More My First Visitor


I wrote a BRILLIANT blog entry a few days after I returned from London, but an accidental backspace out of WordPress deleted it. Must remember to hit ‘save’ as I go. Believe me—the original was something Hemingway would have shed tears over. Tears of envy. What follows is a mere shadow of the original… Before… More London!

Hluboka Castle

A couple of weeks ago, I ventured with a group of church friends to a pretty town to the south of Prague: České Budějovice. Here is my terrible pronunciation guide: Chesskeh Bood-yeh-o-vee-tseh. The vowel in ‘bood’ is like the one in ‘book’. The yeh-o is more like ye-yo but the second ‘y’ is barely there – more like… More Hluboka Castle