Open air theatre, films & jazz

The wonderful thing about NYC in the Spring/Summer is the number of open-air freebies happening all over the 5 boroughs. [Read more…]

Governor’s Island, Bay Head, Metropolitan concert & eating out

Debbie and I finally got to visit Governor’s Island [Read more…]

Buddhist experiences in NYC – Teachings from HH Karmapa & others and my own teachings

The biggest surprise of my visit is the presence of His Holiness the Karmapa in New York. [Read more…]

“Can I pet your dog?” And other NYC stories

I hear variations of ‘can I pet/stroke your dog/pup’ every day. Alfie is very popular here in NYC. [Read more…]

Bowie-mania in NYC!

“I’ve had a sentimental attachment to this city since I was, like, 17” Lafayette station, New York [Read more…]

Alfie and I are back in NYC!

Central, Morningside and Riverside Parks are Alfie’s favourite places to be – although Bob the cat in the local pet store is his obsession.  [Read more…]

Pre-next blog: Jackie’s 12-day October 2017 hop to NYC

April 2018: I am back in NYC with Alfie. Before I post the 1st blog of our present adventures I share some photos & comments from my 12-day trip to my favourite city without my best mate. [Read more…]

Galleries, events, Copacabana & miscellaneous

Alfie and I have enjoyed a lovely 10 weeks in New York. [Read more…]

Beautiful Bay Head New Jersey, appreciating the subway and outside events

Debbie’s brother & wife own a beautiful re-built (following Hurricane Sandy) house in Bay Head. [Read more…]

The Hudson & East rivers & other park events

The Hudson river runs down the West side of Manhattan past Riverside Park. [Read more…]