a life of cheerful simplicity

Apollinaire and Me

I always go to say hello to Apollinaire. Usually to Montaigne, too, though this time our wanderings didn’t lead that way. #notso via Flickr

14 April, 2015 · Leave a comment

I love berets

I like berets. I have a sizeable collection (15 or more) of merino or cotton ones, from Spain, France, Argentina, Uruguay, Italy and New Zealand, all bought from the excellent … Continue reading

2 June, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Best Beret in the world? 150 year edition from Elosegui. Fantastic! #hats #berets (Taken with Instagram)

17 October, 2012 · Leave a comment

New Riders of the Purple Sage

I love Westerns. Films and books. Grew up in the era when they still had “the Saturday afternoon Western” on telly and spent many a happy hour with Audie Murphy, … Continue reading

22 October, 2008 · Leave a comment