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Sicily: Same and Different

This September’s program in Sicily was our first in two years, and in many ways we were unsure about what we would find. We were pleasantly surprised to see how Fabrizia Lanza is tending her mother, Anna Tasca Lanza’s exquisite garden and cooking school. This was the first trip since …

“She Gets Around.”

Florence-Pisa-London-Florence-Barcelona-Mallorca-Malaga I’m in constant motion, and do get around. There’s my work, first and foremost, that takes me around, and then I fill in the blanks on the way. Why not? A London birthday party one weekend stretches into the next, with a sack of things to do and places …

The Land of Smiles, Revisited.

Thailand is the land of ‘nice’. The people are, generally speaking, gentle, hard-working and hospitable, with hands folded in the traditional greeting, “sawadee ka”…hello, welcome and goodbye. I have been to Thailand three times in my life. Once with my family when the children were little in 1988, and two …