“Happy mistakes” while travelsketching

Time, logistics, and the weather all add to the challenge of travelsketching. For a variety of reasons we do not always get to sit on a comfortable bench on a sunny day, with unlimited time to produce a work of art. So what is one to do? Here are a few thoughts on how to…

The New Normal in Normandie

Back from L’Isle sur la Sorgue we set about establishing a normal routine, though we are learning that often in France the normal is detours or deviations – just when you think the autopilot is turned on you hit a bit of turbulence, better get used to it as I think it is the norm….

With all the craziness France just feels right

France just feels right, how do I know? Some years ago, only a few years into my life as a seminar speaker, I had an extremely difficult audience one day, thankfully they were few and far between, but this group did not want to be there so they took it out on the speaker, moi….

We are not in MUK any longer, welcome to France

We are in France, they do things differently here, and that is as it should be. We are not the sort of traveler or expat that judges our new country based on where we came from, we may compare out of curiosity, but we try to avoid saying, “Well back home they do it like…