February 2018 highlights include a visit to Grasse to celebrate my birthday, some ongoing bricolage, and a somewhat rare snowfall on Villa Ndio. Continue reading “Best of February 2018”
Found along the driveway, well hidden among the twigs and leaves. I have it on good authority that this is Anacridium aegyptium
Here are some of the best photos from January 2018, organized in several thematic categories, along with some discussion about them. At the end there is a gallery that includes many of the photos that were uploaded during the month.
We used the Villa Ndio visit of my daughter Kristina and her husband Julian as a ready excuse to spend a few days, for the first time, in Corsica. We planned a three-day trip to include sailing car ferry leaving Nice and arriving in Bastia at the northern end of the island, but returning from Ajaccio to the south, over to Toulon. We stayed two nights at a bed and breakfast not far from Bastia. The third night was aboard the ferry to Toulon. Here part one of a short description of our experience. A gallery of photographs is included at the end. Continue reading “A Visit to Corsica — Part One”