Skyfall, Glencoe

Wow. As the Scottish Highland scene began, I was glad I did not wait for the DVD before seeing the latest Bond movie. On an anniversary date, my wife and I decided right away that we would have to take our sons there. Breathtaking. The National Trust for Scotland rightly expects visitor numbers to increase and […]

An Impressive Summer

I have been visiting Rouen all my life. It was therefore great to be in the city to celebrates its influence on the Impressionist movement as part of Impressionist Normandy, a festival of over 300 events to celebrtae the great masters, from June until September. 11 of the 30 paintings comprising Monet’s Rouen Cathedral series […]

Exploring Israel Part 2

Check out Part 2 of my trip to Israel in the Christian Today, August 9, 2010 Day two was Dead Sea day and Qumran. Only a 30 minute drive over the Mount of Olives and through the Judean desert, the traveller passes by the Inn of the Good Samaritan descending below sea level. Jericho, a […]

Exploring Israel Part 1

In June I was privileged to be able to go to Israel for the first time. My brother, brother-in-law and I accompanied my Dad to celebrate his 60th birthday. Following the trip I was asked by the editor of Christian Today whether I could write about my trip. Well, I have done my best. This […]