Left eye. Blindness, acquired. These four words, stamped on my medical records and nonchalantly tossed around by doctors and nurses never fail to tick me off. These four, plain little words don't do me or my eye justice. And one, in particular, is used erroneously. Acquired. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary (around since 1828), to … Continue reading Blindly Outraged
Because of the Covid-19 lockdown, I've had lots of time to go through my travel photos and thought I'd share them with you. If you enjoy my writing, you might also like seeing my photos of landscapes and people from around the world. Follow me on: https://www.facebook.com/travelandadventurebeauty/?view_public_for=104819161190175 Enjoy and stay safe! Evelyne
A few days ago, I was browsing my local bookstore when the title and cover photo of this book got my attention. The Charm Bracelet by Viola Shipman is the story of a charm bracelet passed down from generation to generation; a story of love, forgiveness, memory and memories. I have a charm bracelet too. … Continue reading And This Is Why Charms Are Such An Amazing Gift…
Paris, 1999. My husband and I are having dinner at Spoon, one of Alain Ducasse's restaurants near the Champs Elysees. Tom has a big announcement to make and is clearly excited. Tom: I got a job offer, you'll never guess where! Me: ...(I never did so fast forward...) Tom: Seoul, Korea! Me: ...? Seoul, 2000. … Continue reading Food…glorious food. An expat’s musings.