Month: November 2015

Dance For Me

The documentary synopsis is as follows: “Professional ballroom dancing is very big in little Denmark. Since success in this intensely competitive art depends on finding the right partner, aspiring Danish dancers often look beyond their borders to find their matches. In Dance for Me, 15-year-old Russian performer Egor leaves home and family to team up …

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Thanksgiving

A very Happy Thanksgiving to all of those who will be celebrating tomorrow! Whether you are with family and friends, traveling, or posted abroad, may you have a wonderful day! Please follow and like us:

Black and White

Old Black and white photos, nothing compares to the beauty, depth and light of them. Marilyn Monroe in Manhattan in june 12, 1957 // by Sam Shaw Rita Hayworth and Fred Astaire Jean Patchett, February Vogue 1949 Photo Irving Penn Please follow and like us:

Career Day

Yeah, you probably know where this one is going. When I was 7, we were posted back to our native land, up until then, I had never set foot on its soil. The stay would be brief, and very memorable. I had the best teacher I could possibly ask for, she truly was one of …

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Casual Dining

        When I think about dining as a diplomat, I think of the most formal Victorian era decor, silver, bone china, and everything laid out formally. If anyone can guess, I pretty much detest dining this way, and veer towards a clean Scandinavian esthetic. I love simply, clean, slightly bohemian, and kid …

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Thailand’s White Temple

A friend of mine was posted to Thailand, and sent a few photos of this white temple. I was absolutely fascinated. The structure, which is a contemporary Buddhist temple, was built in 1997 by the artist Chalermchai Kositpipat. via Please follow and like us:

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