My Absolute Favourite Way To Travel? …It’s Flying – In A Hovercraft!!

By Ken.    I think my fascination with the Hovercraft as a mode of transportation took root way back in 1979 or 1980 – whichever year it was that my secondary school French class was whisked across the Channel for a day trip to Boulogne sur Mer, for a day of immersion in both the […]

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Weekly NY Photo #3

The New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department This awesome and imposing courthouse at 41 East 25th Street, at the corner of Madison Avenue, was designed by the architect James Brown Lord, commissioned in 1896. The concept for the building was for it to be a physical expression of the ideals of the […]

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Weekly NY Photo #1

Ken says… Wherever we travel, the place we love the most is the place we live. There’s so much in New York that, as long as we’ve lived here (Me/Ken = 38 years, Gabby = her whole life!), there is still, everyday, so much yet to be discovered & experienced that we could never be […]

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Local Tourism #2 – Frieze Sculpture at Rockefeller Center 2019 – a public art initiative

So, yesterday – that being Thursday May 2nd, 2019 – we went down to see what this FRIEZE SCULPTURE thing was all about. It checked off a couple of boxes for us both: It was free It was in the city We needed to get outside There was potential for us to appreciate some art, […]

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You need to know about the wonderful KEE OYSTER HOUSE restaurant in White Plains, NY

It’s pretty safe to say that KEE Oyster House, at 126-128 E. Post Road, in White Plains, NY, is one of our very favourite places to eat. We’ve never had a bad eating experience there. In fact, we’ve frequently been transported by their culinary expertise to a place approaching ecstasy!! Because of the nature of […]

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The Great 2019 Travel Survey!

Okay, so the title is a bit grandiose for what was essentially 4 questions distributed in-person, by text, and by Facebook! It was a spur-of-the-moment thing that just sprang into existence, and, quite honestly, it took less time to gather the answers than it took to write them all up. There aren’t any pictures or […]

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