Monthly Archives: October 2019

MOUNT VESUVIUS HIKE

The first objective of our Italian adventure was an early morning assault on Mount Vesuvius. VIEW OF NAPLES FROM MOUNT VESUVIUS Pleasant start to the hike. Onwards and upwards! VOLCANIC CRATER VIEW SOUTH TOWARDS THE AMALFI COAST AND THE ISLE … Continue reading

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ITALIAN HOLIDAY

I had a great time hiking in Italy last month. The trip started and ended in Napoli, a nitty gritty port city in the south of Italy with a bad reputation. I had visited Naples decades ago and had an … Continue reading

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CAMBRIDGE ICE RINK

The official opening of the spanking new and long awaited Cambridge Ice Rink was held on Saturday, 28 Sept.  Fortunately I was in town for a reunion dinner at my old college and was able to attend the gala opening … Continue reading

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HOMAGE TO BRUEGEL

During a recent stopover in Naples, I had the opportunity to revisit the Capodimonte Museum on a pilgrimage of sorts to reconnect with Pieter Bruegel after a far too long interlude of several decades. On the very first day of … Continue reading

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