DAY OF THE DEAD

The Day of the Dead is my favorite holiday anywhere in the world! It is a wonderful celebration of lost ones in Mexico which recognizes the beauty of, and deep respect for, each life.Altars are built in front of houses, and celebrations are held in cemeteries. There is dancing, costumes, makeup…and a wall of skulls—each... Continue Reading →

NOT MY MOUNTAIN TOP, BUT MY TREEHOUSE!!

I arrived in Ajijic in the middle of September. I had a reservation to visit Namaste, the spiritual community I had visited twice before, but certainly no intention of staying there. But the apartment I had always liked became free the day after I arrived; the previous tenant had just moved out. The apartment needed a lot of work but the staff at Namaste repainted and fixed everything. So here I was with a dilemma: do I... Continue Reading →

HANGING UP MY TRAVELLING BOOTS!

Well, I arrived in Ajijic, Mexico on September 13th. I stayed at my friend Pam's for a few days before moving to Namaste,where still am. I can't decide if I should stay at Namaste, or find my own apartment. There are advantages to staying at Namaste: never dull, always new people, movies, workshops, etc. I... Continue Reading →

THE QUEEN !!

I was very sad to hear of the Queen's passing. I have followed the Royals since I was a little girl. We came to Canada when I was four and my relatives in England used to send me booklets about the Royals every month…I loved them. The only member I have met is Princess Anne.... Continue Reading →

LIFE IN MALLORCA!

I am staying at a beautiful ranch in Mallorca, out in the countryside, so I have hired a driver to take me to the city for appointments, etc. He has an old convertible, which is fun. Although small, Palma is quite a sophisticated city because of the many yachts which come here for repairs from... Continue Reading →

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