If you’d asked me 10 years ago if I wanted to got to Los Angeles or what I thought of Los Angeles I wouldn’t have had much to say. I’d never been there and after 9/11, I’d pretty much written off the US as a holiday destination. Then in 2006 came the offer of a whirlwind work trip to Los Angeles. Just a couple of … Continue reading Leaving Los Angeles
In the year, gulp, year that has passed since I last posted, a lot has changed. But you won’t find any selfies posted here. Nor will you see photos of my kids. Instead, here are a couple of my favourite things about Los Angeles. The wonky palms. The crazy freeways – so big, so many lanes, so fast – but somehow safer that Perth … Continue reading Back in business
So here I am on a Thursday night updating my social media. Logged into Twitter. Added some connections on LinkedIn. Reset the password on a Yahoo account that had 400+ unread messages…why do I have four email addresses again? This blog in particular is long overdue for a post. It’s not like I have been idle. I’ve had all the actual work writing to contend with…often … Continue reading Big social media night in.
Three days into winter in Perth and it is still feeling a bit like spring. In fact our weather in the past few weeks has reminded me a lot of California. So, time to crack out some more holiday snaps, this time, from Yosemite National Park where it snowed on us quite unexpectedly, in spring. Continue reading Let it snow
Having missed the chance to dine at a Wolfgang Puck or Mario Batali establishment in Las Vegas, I used the very handy OpenTable service to book a table at Pizzeria Mozza in Hollywood on our second last night in Los Angeles. My mouth is watering just looking at these photos. My favourite dish – a tie between the squash (zucchini) flowers and the arancini. We took a … Continue reading Italian Feast at Mozza, Hollywood @mariobatali