Category Archives: Things I Love

Things that float my boat.

Jon Bon Jovi.

The bonus of extending our stay in the US to be here for Husbands work do is that I get to attend his work concert featuring one of my favourite big haired rockers from the 80’s. Today he doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Gordon Ramsay Steak.

I had to ask our waiter “is it wrong to come here and order the chicken?” Yes it is the table agreed. So I ordered a unique cut of steak called the American Rib Cap. We also partook of the … Continue reading

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Woolworths five & dime and luncheonette.

As soon as you open the chrome handled door, you know this diner is different. For one thing it is nestled in the far corner of an antique mall, but it’s most eye catching feature is that it is a … Continue reading

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Sequoia National Park.

‘Big trees’ proclaimed the sign. I’ve never known Americans to be understated. Those sequoias are big. Bigger than the Empire State. Bigger than 50 blue whales joined end to end. Bigger than the Titanic. (Not sure if my heart is … Continue reading

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Celine Dion.

Celine stood us up. Three times. They said it was her throat. They lied. Her husband is gravely ill. I feel awful being selfishly grumpy about my #vacationfail (thank you Jimmy Fallon for giving my disorder a name.) To drown … Continue reading

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Bliss.

Today was the perfect day. I sat on a sun-lounger reading my kindle for most of the afternoon. It was not too hot, not too cool. It was just right. I even napped. Bliss. Now this is a holiday.

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Road Trip.

The one where we rent a convertible Mustang and drive the four hours between Los Angeles and Vegas with the wind whipping our hair. the

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Nine days.

Here Celine is being given her house by the Sorting Hat. Naturally the hat decided that she has her own house. 🙂

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Journey to Celine.

I know Celine Dion is a person not a place…but for me and three others she is a destination. We have converged in LA from France & New Zealand to attend her concert at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. We … Continue reading

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The countdown begins.

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