Swing!

This is going to make your day! Then, I hope so… Yiddush song originally composed by lyricist Jacob Jacobs and Sholom Secunda in 1932. In 1937, Sammy Cahn heard a performance of the song, sung in Yiddish by African American … Continue reading

The Gold Coast – France

You may have already seen the post about harvesting grands crus in Burgundy? Then after the harvest and when autumn is coming, the vineyard is turning bright yellow. That’s where the name of Gold Coast comes from (Côte d’Or in … Continue reading

Janet Hill paintings

Janet’s work is both elegant, yet whimsical, often with an underlying narrative that instantly captures the imagination. Her painting style evokes a sense of nostalgia,  timeless beauty, mystery, humour, and comfort.  Her work is displayed in private collections throughout North … Continue reading

Pinhole New York

Pinhole New York is a wonderful and inspiring gallery of pinhole photographs by photographer Stefan Killen taken in the New York metropolitan area over the past twenty years. The photographs are taken with one of several homemade cameras designed to hold … Continue reading

Gabriel Sainz fabulous paintings

Gabriel Sainz is one of my favorite painters ever. He’s from Argentina, showing his work worldwide. I dream about having one of his treasures on my wall…

Back to 18th century at the Chateau

For the fourth time, Chateau d’Arcelot (France), organize a special event with people in costumes of 18th century. The chateau was built in 1791 and is the property of the same family since. “Les costumés” as they call themselves, are … Continue reading

a lucky Squirrel

This guy was a soldier in Bielorussia. One day he found a severely injured squirrel. The poor thing was nearly dead. So the soldier took good care of his new friend ans saved his life. Now they are happily living … Continue reading