Edinburgh, Scotland: Arthur’s Seat , the pinnacle of Edinburgh

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Rate our ReviewsEdinburgh, Scotland: Arthur’s Seat ….Like most others I have hit the pause button on new journeys during COVID-19 lockdown, but that does not mean I do not travel. Traveling vicariously through articles by fellow Suja writers and wandering amid wonderful travel books has proven a tonic to plug the gap.  Another satisfying solution has […]

Georgetown, Ohio –Don’t take this place for granted

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Rate our ReviewsGeorgetown, Ohio – Part of my presidential adventure has been filling gaps around knowledge of past leaders, and the filling is often quite tasty.  Without travel, I would continue harbouring an opinion of Ulysses S. Grant that he was an excellent warrior, but otherwise a corrupt drunkard.  Researching Grant’s life before making a […]

Long Island, Maine, USA – The short and long…

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Rate our ReviewsLong Island…I wanted to wind up the series on offshore Maine with a short story of a long island. As you might imagine, there is more than one “Long” island in Maine – and just about everywhere else, for that matter. This particular Long Island is off the coast from Blue Hill, Maine […]

Monhegan Island, Maine-USA – Island Fantasy

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Rate our ReviewsMonhegan Island…..The most recent ice age gifted us with Maine’s marvellous shoreline. Nature’s sculpting effort crafted a wildly wrinkled ocean edge (Maine’s coastline is longer than California’s) and left behind three thousand islands. Some are sizable: Mount Desert Island, home to Acadia National Park and Bar Harbor, is second largest on the east […]

Central Park New York City, NY – Let us celebrate this survivor

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Rate our ReviewsCentral Park New York City, NY – Let us celebrate this survivor….COVID-19 has closed many doors, but despite its vicious attack upon New York City there is a major attraction it could not entirely shut down.  And while I usually cringe when the term ‘iconic’ is bandied about, in the realm of urban parks there is unquestionably none more iconic than New York City’s Central Park.  Let us celebrate […]