The Lion King – Sipping Graham Beck Sparkling Wine

Tonight I am fulfilling a promise to my nephew and taking him to the Lion King. It's been a long time coming, maybe four years but the cost of the show seemed so outrageous. Earlier on it would have been two tickets but now it's three since my five year old is of course coming... Continue Reading →

South Africa on My Mind with Hugh Masekela’s Passing

I read about Hugh Masekela's passing today. I read this obituary early this morning. I have been a fan of his music for a long time and remember getting to see the Graceland concert in Paris in 1987 when he played with Paul Simon. I remember singing "Bring Back Nelson Mandela" his song to free... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year! Buon Anno!

As the first day of 2018 comes to a close in freezing weather, I am cheered by the prospects of the year to come. Surely good wine and great experiences will be part of the picture as will interesting new places and people. What I truly wish for is of course peace on earth but... Continue Reading →

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