The Journal

Dearest Readers, As I type this small chronicle to you at 5:26AM on a Friday morning — the birdsong commenced, the sun not yet risen — London’s first Magnolia bloom is nearly behind us. The pastel petals we dutifully awaited all winter are scattered in their glorious iridescence on the footpaths throughout Notting Hill, the […]

April 9, 2021

One of most seductive stretches of the Italian Riviera is the famed Golfo dei Poeti, aptly named for its notable allure to famed English poets Shelley and Byron. The two scribes famously escaped unpredictable English weather to nest alongside these cliffs for musings. To retreat to the Mediterranean coastline for summer is a sacred time […]

September 25, 2020