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Naples. Why Doesn’t Italy Love Italy?

(Important! If this post is cut off at the bottom, reload the page. This usually solves the problem.) Italy remains one of the world’s most loved tourist destinations. And I have to ask myself every time I’m forced to go there…why? If you haven’t read my posts on Florence and Venice, do that and come […]

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The Nicest Almost–Thank you, Glimmer Train!

I’m very pleased that my story “The Birds of North Carolina” was a finalist in Glimmer Train’s April Family Matters competition. Thank you to the editors for the Honorable Mention. It is indeed a great honor and the nicest almost I’ve had this year. I must be off (to revise that story and send it […]

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Dinner in London…Gluten-free

Gluten-free dinner in London is easy if you do your homework, and I’m here to help with that. What kind of food do you like? Do you want Fish and Chips? Indian? Thai? Please tell me you don’t want Italian. Italian is so boring. (Shakespeare would never have eaten Italian. Definitely a curry for Will. […]

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