Last night in Asia

Our time was up, our plane was leaving for Darwin that evening,  it has been an incredible year full of delights and surprises.  Did Asia hold one last tiny surprise for us ?  You bet your sweet bootie it did. We had treated ourselves to a few days at a resort in Ubud, very luxurious, […]

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HOME !

Well, kind of, Darwin anyway, but it sure feels like home to us. Big beautiful friendly flat accents all over the shop, Portuguese cab driver, American transit cop, Kiwis, black and white fellas of every shade. It feels cosmopolitan and relaxed and we are breathing it in in big delicious gulps. Here’s my lovely one […]

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lets (not) go and fly a kite

You’re all worldly men and women.  We can be honest with you.  Let’s look then unblinkingly at the good, the bad and the unusual. It’s a mighty strange place Ubud, chockers with tourists but also pulsing away with its own life.  Here, within a few steps of each other on Jalan Hanuman, is a boy […]

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Bali Art

Its not exactly my cup of arak though there is something to it.  Also, alas, there’s no getting around the fact that the island was absolutely chockers with artist/kiddy fiddlers for many decades.   Did they have some sort of network that passed the word around about Bali ?  The two first works below are […]

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