Category: Places

Edinburgh, castles and shortbread!

Edinburgh, castles and shortbread!

Edinburgh, The Scottish Capital Living in Copenhagen does have it’s advantages.  In the last few months I have been not once, but twice to the city of Edinburgh, Once was for a hen weekend, think bachelorette party, which is not the subject of this post! […]

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When a man is tired of London

When a man is tired of London

“when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford” Samuel Johnson 1777 What on earth would Johnson make of London now? I used to work and live in London.  My three children were […]

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Life is a Beach. Manhattan Beach, The Hamptons and Cape Cod

Life is a Beach. Manhattan Beach, The Hamptons and Cape Cod

This summer our daughter Kat, our California Girl, decided to stay in Manhattan Beach. She asked me to come and play for a little while before she went back to school. I have been travelling back to the States quite a lot since our move […]

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On the Game of Thrones Trail in Croatia

On the Game of Thrones Trail in Croatia

If you are not a Game of Thrones fan then there is little point in continuing….. Complete confession? My main motivation for our family trip to Croatia was to be a complete tourist and find as many filming locations as possible. We only had a […]

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Californian Avocado Toasts

Californian Avocado Toasts

We first travelled from Los Angeles to San Fransisco thirty years ago when we were newly married and still living in London. We drove along the heart stopping Big Sur and visited Hearst Castle on the way.  Little did we think that in the years […]

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Top five family activities in Yosemite

Top five family activities in Yosemite

Visiting Yosemite has been on my to do list for years.  As the whole family was getting together for my son’s graduation this summer, I thought it might be our last chance to go there for a family vacation. I had been tracking the temperature […]

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Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen

Wonderful, Wonderful Copenhagen

Post by Carolyn Eddie Photographs by the always fabulous Kate Stoupas Before moving to Copenhagen my only knowledge of Denmark’s capital city was through the fabulous, but probably studio lot filmed, 1953 movie featuring, the always wonderful, Danny Kaye telling the life of Denmark’s National […]

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The French Open, Paris and Chocolate Mousse

The French Open, Paris and Chocolate Mousse

Post and photographs by Carolyn apart from view from our hotel room which is from Hotel Powers Gallery. There is something magical about Paris. Alan and I honeymooned in Paris  in June 1987 and visited often when we lived in London, but it is years […]

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Plant Sale and Tea Friday May 6th at the DCA

Plant Sale and Tea Friday May 6th at the DCA

Come and join us at the Darien Community Association this Friday, May 6th for the DCA’s annual Greenhouse Plant Sale. The sale starts at 8.30am and lasts until 12.30pm. Once you have chosen from the wonderful selection of lovingly grown plants, reward yourself with a […]

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