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COLONIA GÜELL – A visit into an ideal world

On Monday a short train ride out of Barcelona, in a north westerly direction, took me to another world:  Colonia Güell. As the western world evolved into the second phase of the Industrial Revolution the masses were making legitimate demands on … Continue reading

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A Gift …

Yesterday I had the most amazing day in the company of an acquaintance, a friend to my dear friend, Susan Cloyd, who is sequestered in her Morristown cottage while recovering from hip surgery.  Susan had written to her friend Xavier … Continue reading

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Palau de la Musica

Last evening, Tuesday the first of December, I attended the most beautiful concert at the Palacio de Musica in Barcelona.  It was Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle  performed by the Orfeó Català, a choral ensemble that was established in 1801 and … Continue reading

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Mi Barrio – My ‘Hood

Barcelona is such an eclectic city.  I thought that I knew it well and perhaps I did when I last lived here.. So has it changed so much or did I not pay as much attention to the various districts … Continue reading

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FINALLY …

Hard to believe that I have been living in such bliss, just enjoying the many amazing delights of my surroundings that I have not found the time or inclination to sit at the computer.  Sunday the 8th of November my … Continue reading

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Wow, Wow and More …

This will be a bit of a long post as I have not presented myself here since March, when I was still in Slovakia …  but bear with me. I returned to Vancouver on the first of April and had … Continue reading

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More Reconnections …

On Wednesday the 11th I left Devinska and headed into Bratislava to catch a bus which would deliver me to the Vienna airport in under an hour.  I had made a dry run the day before and calculated the route … Continue reading

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More of Now …

Since my return from Hungary I have been on a continuous merry-go-round and it has been such fun.  The 91st Birthday celebrations were fabulous and last week, while heading out for a hike I fell upon a tourist information office … Continue reading

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Then & Now …

As previously mentioned, I have arrived. I am in Pitvaros, the ancestral area of my paternal grand-parents and less than 39 km. from my birthplace, Mako. In small villages in eastern Europe, hospitality is expressed with food. My cousin’s wife, … Continue reading

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Sunday …

Yesterday, St. Valentine’s Day, was a beautiful day, full of hearts.  And then came Sunday. Sunday the 15th was a brilliant say so I decided to go back to Devin and take anther look at the castle. It was a … Continue reading

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